Samba4 - unable to join a workstation

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Aug 16 06:17:19 GMT 2005

On Tue, 2005-08-16 at 08:13 +0200, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
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> Holger Schmieder schrieb:
> > Hallo all,
> > 
> > i am trying to join a workstation to an samba4 ADS-Controller.
> >  
> > With Win2K and WinXP it is working, i see a new entry in the ldap-store. Anyhow, after a reboot the machine can't logon to the domain - i get the message "the computer-account is missing or the password is invailid"
> > In the debug-log i only see ldap-searches to my domain with successfull results. There are no searches for the computers-name.
> > If i check the Machines-entry for the joined-domain i can see, that the workstation is joined to the realm (in my example schmieder3.intra) instead to the domain (SCHMIEDER3).
> > This whas my provisioning command:
> > setup/provision --realm=SCHMIEDER3.INTRA --domain=SCHMIEDER3 --adminpass=xxxxx
> We were yet not able to create a valid PAC in the krb5 ticket that windows clients accept,
> we're working hard on this...

However, the error should be 'wrong username or password', not trust
account stuff.  Is your DNS setup correctly?

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Samba Developer, SuSE Labs, Novell Inc.
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College
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