help needed : Error : The specified user does not exist.

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Mon Feb 3 20:50:06 GMT 2003

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-----Original Message-----
From: Adil Hussain [mailto:aadilhussain at]
Sent: Monday, February 03, 2003 2:17 PM
To: samba-technical at
Subject: help needed : Error : The specified user does not exist.

i want to configure samba as PDC .i installed the
samba on the linux box machine and configure it
I am trying to connect the windows 2000(server) as a
client of this domain.
when i press ok after writing the domain name at the
windows 2000 (as a client). It gives me a window ,
asking for the Name and Password and when i give it
the root/[password] to it, it says 

The following error occured attempting to join the
domain "[domain name]"
The specified user does not exist.

please help me in this regard becuase i tried many
tutorials to solve this problem, but its still
annoying me.
best regards

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