smbpasswd -j <domain> -r <pdc> won't work for me!

Matthew Geddes mgeddes at
Wed Sep 27 01:14:03 GMT 2000

Rob Tanner wrote:

> cli_net_auth2: Error NT_STATUS_NO_TRUST_SAM_ACCOUNT
> cli_nt_setup_creds: auth2 challenge failed
> modify_trust_password: unable to setup the PDC credentials to machine
> 2000/09/26 14:17:43 : change_trust_account_password: Failed to change
> password for domain EUROPA.
> Unable to join domain EUROPA.

> Can anybody tell me what is actually happening and what the problem
> might be?
> Thanks,
> Rob

Did you use Server Manager on the NT PDC to create a workstation account
for the Linux box? This is necessary.



Matthew Geddes
Network Manager
Xavier College
Gawler, SA

...And by the way, Lars Kneschke's Samba TNG FAQ is at

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