3.0 requires an admin account to join samba to a domain?

Jim McDonough jmcd at us.ibm.com
Wed Dec 4 20:32:17 GMT 2002

>>To Jerry's original question:  it seems to fail without an admin
>>username/pw.  With the old smbpasswd, it would work if a machine account
>>was first set up on the PDC -- now it doesn't.
>Hmmm, I'll have to look into that.  At one point it was "net rpc join
>oldstyle" or something like that...
It works for me.  I just created the account on my DC, then did:
net rpc join -S PDC
and deleted and re-added the acccount and did:
net rpc join oldstyle -S PDC

Both work for me.  It's not working for you?

Jim McDonough
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