Hilary Cheng hilarycheng at
Tue Oct 31 01:01:15 GMT 2000


    First, you create a machine name w/o $ sign. then use vipw to edit
the username entry and append the $ after the machine name.



eskimo wrote:

> while i'm emailing, here's my issue:
> i'm using samba 2.0.7 as a pdc in freebsd 4.1.1
> freebsd doesn't allow me to have to character '$' in the username, so this
> means i can't go 'smbpasswd -a -m machinename'.
> is there some fix that would allow me to easily add an nt workstation to the
> domain? right now, i isolate the machine i want to add to the network w/ my
> linux box that has samba installed and an identical MACHINE.SID or whatever,
> and i use linux to create the account, and when it's done, i copy the
> appropriate part to my fbsd's smbpasswd file. kinda retardedly complicated.

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