Who can solve this...?

Yves Vanlerberghe yvesvlb at hotmail.com
Tue Sep 5 09:26:35 GMT 2000

Hi ! I've got a problem running the samba server,
i want to log onto the domain ICONOS with my linux but i get this eroor 
message :

[root at Oblivion bin]# smbpasswd -j ICONOS
cli_nt_setup_creds: auth2 challenge failed
modify_trust_password: unable to setup the PDC credentials to machine 
2003/01/05 08:12:51 : change_trust_account_password: Failed to change 
password for domain ICONOS.
Unable to join domain ICONOS.
[root at Oblivion bin]#

My smb.conf file :

;*******************section global*****************
encrypt passwords = yes
smb passwd file = /etc/smbpasswd
workgroup = ICONOS
password server = NTS-ICONOS
server string = Oblivion
printcap name = /etc/printcap
load printers = yes
log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
lock directory = /var/lock/samba
share modes = yes
max log size = 50
security = DOMAIN
socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
dns proxy = no
unix password sync = no
comment = Oblivion
netbios name = Oblivion
encrypt passwords = no
map to guest = never
password level = 0
null passwords = yes
os level = 0
preferred master = no
domain master = no
wins support = no
dead time = 0
debug level = 0
;*******************section homes*****************
comment = Home Directories
browseable = no
read only = no
writable = no
create mode = 0750
;*******************section printers*****************
comment = All Printers
path = /var/spool/samba
browseable = no
guest ok = True
writable = no
printable = yes
comment = Temporary file space
path = /tmp
read only = no
public = yes

my /etc/smbpasswd file :

# Samba SMB password file

i created a user root on the pdc and gave root the same password in nt as in 
and smbpasswd
the pdc is a winnt 4.0 machine

can somebody help ?


Yves Vanlerberghe
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