PDC Functions

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri Aug 8 04:32:02 GMT 2003

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On Fri, 8 Aug 2003, Mike Miller wrote:

> Hi,
>   I am trying to set up Samba as a PDC on our network and having some 
> difficulty.  I established a trusted machine account and added it to the 
> domain.  Samba will however not release the SIDs needed by our servers 
> working off of it.  I get the following message when trying to do a gpresult 
> [microsoft resource kit]
> LookupAccountSid failed with 1789

from winerror.h:


Somethings messed up on the client's account it appears.

> I did a grep through samba 2.2.8b and samba 3.0.0b3 sources and couldn't 
> even pull up that 'AccountSid' command.  Is this not supported at all?  Will 
> I be forced to enter the depths of Windows as a PDC?

It is supported in 2.2 and 3.0

> It doesn't seem too complicated to release the SIDs to trusted machines 
> [such as the one which does our user map services]... isn't that what I'm 
> trying to do here?

cheers, jerry

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