drop NT-server

Simo Sorce simo.sorce at polimi.it
Wed Jul 12 07:49:59 GMT 2000

Günter Bielenberg wrote:
> Hi,
> I am running a net of about 10 NT4-workstations and a NT4-server as PDC.
> Another Linux-2.2-Server routes into the internet. Now I have installed
> Samba 2.0.7 to use this server as a PDC. It already stores the profiles
> of the users and I think, it also can do this little authentification
> job too.
> But if I try to take the NT-Server out of the net I am not able to get
> my users into the new _old_ net.
> What I did:
> -created Unix-accounts for every workstation, put them into the
> smbpasswd with 'smbpasswd -a -w <ws>$'
> -created Unix-accounts for every user, put them into smbpasswd with
> 'smbpasswd -a <user> <password>'
> -logged out the workstations out of the domain
> -removed the NT-server
> -restarted samba with a new smb.conf to act as PDC
> -logged in the workstations to the domain (same name, but now on samba)
> -got the message: 'successfully joined the domain'
> Now the only user who can log in is the administrator of the
> workstation, all other users get the message 'wrong password'. What went
> wrong?
> Could anybody give me a step-by-step help or show me, where to find it?
> Thanks in advance
> Günter

Really bogus question.
Have you selected the correct domain to log in?
In the domain combo at login?

Simo Sorce - Integrazione Sistemi Unix/Windows - Politecnico di Milano
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