windows 2000 and samba as its PDC

Hayden Wimmer hwimmer at
Tue May 16 20:43:24 GMT 2000

i dunno if this helps or not, but under nt4server i had to add an entry in
the /etc/passwd file with the username as the machinename & a $ sign, for


then run smbpasswd for that user,  then the machine acct is created...when
the machine logs in for the first time (remember you set a blank passwd) it
will change the password.  if you ever remove it from the domain i think you
need to repeat the steps.  does this help?

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