Finishing up the new ads join code [was Re: svn commit: samba r15543...]

Dave Daugherty dave.daugherty at
Wed May 17 16:24:58 GMT 2006

WRT: Samba needing the UPN populated in the machine account object...

Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote: Tuesday, May 16, 2006 9:07 AM...

>>Why do *we* need it (i.e.?  That sounds completely bogus.

I am stating the obvious but...
If Samba winds up no longer needing the computer account UNP and stops
populating it, Samba should still work if it IS populated, even if the
DES bit is set (Win2K server case) on the computer object for the cases
Machine accounts exist or were pre-created).

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