help: use winbind without machine account

Tim Potter tpot at
Mon Nov 26 14:45:02 GMT 2001

On Mon, Nov 26, 2001 at 05:30:52PM -0500, Lin Li wrote:

> It seems I have to create machine account for the samba server before
> using winbind to do domain authentication. Is there any way to bypass
> it? When I use pam_smb_auth to do domain authentication, there is no
> need to create the machine account.

You have to be a domain member for authentcation to work in winbindd.


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