Adding workstation to a samba pre 3.0 controlled domain

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Tue Nov 7 23:40:57 GMT 2000

Jean Francois Micouleau wrote:
> On Tue, 7 Nov 2000, Gerald Carter wrote:
> > There is probably so much code broken in HEAD in
> > the respect (auto creating the machine account when joining
> > the domain).  I know Luke had it working in TNG.  the
> > best place to start is to figure out what calls are needed,
> > which ones are not implemented, and examine the encryption
> > implemented in these calls in TNG.
> Wrong guessing Jerry !

Well Phff!  I'll just go home then. :-)

> a) this code doesn't exist at all in TNG.

the ability to use an admin account and remotely 
create a machine account does exist I thought.
Are we talking about different things here?

> b) I'm well aware of what Simo explained in his mail. 
> I just hadn't any time to work on it. I need to 
> finish debugging iBCS first.

Yeah, we all know that you like you robots better than us. ;)

> There are other bugs in this code (armless bugs, ie 
> they won't start you coffee machine at night :-)). The 
> /$/_/ subst is just the iceberg's tip.

ok.  I stand corrected.

Cheers, jerry
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