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Richard Sharpe sharpe at
Thu Mar 29 06:48:26 GMT 2001

At 04:27 PM 3/29/01 +1000, peter.milburn at wrote:
>I am having big problems. I can get a linux machine to join the domain 
>no problems at all. But for the life of me I can not get a windows 2000 
>machine to join the domain.
>I have noticed when the windows machine has not succeeded it also 
>disables the account in the smba passwd file.
>I would really like to get this all done and working :) 

Peter, I think the problem is that Samba does not like you misspelling its
name :-)

One quick check. Do you have a machine account in the /etc/passwd file for
the machine GOOB?

What is the error message you are getting again?

>Thanks everyone.
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Richard Sharpe, sharpe at
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Contributing author, SAMS Teach Yourself Samba in 24 Hours
Author, Special Edition, Using Samba

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