Interface Unknown: WAS [RE: problem rejoining domain]
mdmontazer at confluencewatersports.com
Tue Apr 17 14:14:03 GMT 2001
Hello all, I'm now having problems rejoining the domain from a W2K Pro
I removed the workstation from the domain because it wasn't executing the
logon script properly, and now it will not rejoin the domain at all.
Windows gives an 'Interface Unknown' error.
I am getting the latest from CVS and will set my log level higher, but until
then, has anybody seen this error before or know of a workaround?
From: samba-ntdom-admin at us5.samba.org
[mailto:samba-ntdom-admin at us5.samba.org]On Behalf Of Richard Sharpe
Sent: Friday, March 30, 2001 5:23 PM
To: Bruce Ferrell; samba-ntdom at us5.samba.org
Subject: Re: problem rejoining domain
At 09:41 AM 3/30/01 -0800, Bruce Ferrell wrote:
>Oh do I have a good one!
>I have a user who like to test things. I got his Win2K workstation into
>a 2.2alpha3 controlled domain by carefully following instructions. i.e.
>setting up so that the samba server auto adds the machine account to the
>linux password file and to smbpasswd. No traces of the workstation in
>/etc/passwd or smbpasswd. root used to add the machine account to the
>domein. Too cool and smooth. He wanted to see how it worked, so he
>removed himself from the domain. Now I can't get him back in to save my
>soul! I keep getting the following message: "The account used is a
>computer account. Use your Global user account or local user account to
>access this server."
Remove the entry from /etc/smbpasswd ...
>Thanks in advance,
Richard Sharpe, sharpe at ns.aus.com
Samba (Team member, www.samba.org), Ethereal (Team member, www.ethereal.com)
Contributing author, SAMS Teach Yourself Samba in 24 Hours
Author, Special Edition, Using Samba
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