Req root to join domain w/ W2K

Jeremy Allison jeremy at
Thu May 10 21:12:05 GMT 2001

"Kevin G. Currie" wrote:

> If I have setup the machine accounts in /etc/passwd and smbpasswd ahead of
> time by hand, why can't a domain admin add machines to the domain? 

Because currently this involves changing a password in
smbpasswd, and this is a root read only file. Once JF's
group mapping goes into the main code we can revisit this.


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