Samedit Error

Tomoki AONO aono at
Fri Jan 12 07:13:33 GMT 2001

In <3A5DF535.73FAF513 at>,
gustavok at wrote:

>> TNG 2.6 prealpha on my machine. When i Try to create a user with the
>> following  commands :
>> "samedit -S. -U root "
>> "createuser gustavok CETUC-SAMBA -p senha"
>> The following error message appear after second command:
>> " socket connect to /usr/local/samba/var/locks /.msrpc/samr  failed"
>> " ncalrpc_l_use_add: connection failed"

I found 2 possibilities:

- You don't run required daemons (samrd, in this case).
- You must use "samedit -S ." as root.

Please see Samba TNG FAQ (linked from for more infomation.
Tomoki AONO	(aono at

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