joining samba-tng2.5 to NT4 domain

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Wed Apr 26 07:10:52 GMT 2000

send smb.conf.

On Tue, 25 Apr 2000, Pieter Grimmerink wrote:

> With samba-tng-alpha.2.5, I still can't join a (linux) samba workstation to
> an NT 4.0 server controlled domain.
> This is what I've tried, and what was reported;
> rpcclient -S ntserver -Uadministrator%passwd -Wdomain
> lsaquery
> use \\samba -Uroot%passwd -Wsamba
> createuser samba$ -s -jdomain
> SAM Create Domain User
> Got a positive name query response from ( )
> error connecting to (Connection refused)
> Domain: IPC Name: samba$ ACB: [S          ]
> Create Domain User: OK
> Join SAMBA to Domain DOMAIN
> LSA_OPENSECRET: unknown error
> Note; with samba-tng 2.4 I did not get this LSA_OPENSECRET error, but the
> resulting machine account did not work. with samba-tng 2.5, the machine
> account seems to be created, but might be corrupt (?)
> When I then try to connect to the samba workstation, (using smbclient, or
> ntlogin from rpcclient) this fails, and I get the following entries in the
> smb logfile;
> log.smb:
> cli_nt_setup_creds: auth2 challenge failed.  status: c000018b
> domain_client_validate: credentials failed (\\NTSERVER)
> SMB LM/NT Password did not match!
> Rejecting user 'username': authentication failed
> Am I doing something wrong?
> (It seemed to me that everyone was very enthousiastic about 2.5, so why
> doesn't it work for me?)
> Best regards,
> Pieter

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