samba 3.0 pre21:joining domain with windows 2000

Bradley W. Langhorst brad at
Thu Dec 12 19:59:38 GMT 2002

On Thu, 2002-12-12 at 15:49, Lars O. Grobe wrote:
> Do the newer alphas store machine account infomation in the tdb per default? 
> Do I have to define a passdb backend = tdbsam? So far I kept anything in 
> smbpasswd, while I also had a secrets.tdb without really knowing why... ;-)

I think the machine accounts will be stored in whatever passdb backend
is listed first.
sounds like you need it to be smbpasswd_nua unixsam.

do you see the new machine account in smbpasswd?

> btw, what should I do if I don't want to use the root user to join the 
> domain...?
use the admin users param

Bradley W. Langhorst <brad at>

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