Trouble when re-joining a NT Domain

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Thu Jul 13 14:28:38 GMT 2000

Richard Sharpe wrote:
> Hmmm, I was under the impression that it changed the 
> NT4 hash for the machine trust account in the smbpasswd 
> file ...

You're thinking of Samba as a PDC and an NT client.
Samba as a client and NT as the PDC in this discussion
(if I've read the thread correctly).

> Ummmm, I have had lots of success simply adding 
> the machine account again:
>    smbpasswd -a -m machine

Again, this is for creating machine trust accounts on the
Samba PDC.  Not joining a Samba box to an NT domain.

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