Unable to join domain

Martin Helas helas at rbg.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de
Mon May 1 15:31:55 GMT 2000

> I have compiled and started Samba-TNG-2.5, but I cannot join the domain.
> When I use samedit to create the computer account, I receive the
> following
> message
> SAM Create Domain User
> Domain:  XXXXX Name:  net-admin$ ACB:  [W             ]
> Resetting Trust Account to insecure, initial, well-known value:
> "net-admin"
> net-admin can now be joined to the domain, which should
> be done on a private, secure network as soon as possible
> Create Domain User:  FAILED
> When I try to join the domain from the NT Workstation, I receive
> the following
> message:
> Unable to connect to the domain controller for this domain.  Have your
> administrator check the computer account in the domain.
> Any suggestions?  Thanks in advance for your help.

have you added an account using "useradd -s /bin/false -c "Workstation
account for Net-Admin" -d /tmp net-admin$"

first you have to add an account on the Linux machine


> Jay
Martin Helas
Network Admin-Group of the
Ludwig-Georgs-Gymnasium Darmstadt
mh at lgg.da.schule.hessen.de or helas at gmx.net

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