svn commit: samba r22728 - in branches: SAMBA_3_0/source/libads SAMBA_3_0/source/utils SAMBA_3_0_26/source/libads SAMBA_3_0_26/source/utils

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Mon May 7 01:35:18 GMT 2007

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simo wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-05-06 at 21:45 +0000, jerry at wrote:
>> Author: jerry
>> Date: 2007-05-06 21:45:53 +0000 (Sun, 06 May 2007)
>> New Revision: 22728
>> WebSVN:
>> Log:
>> Patch from Danilo Almeida <dalmeida at>:
>> When asked to create a machine account in an OU as part
>> of "net ads join" and the account already exists in another 
>> OU, simply move the machine object to the requested OU.
> Jerry shouldn't we do this only when a --force flag 
> is specified? Otherwise we risk moving out a
> legitimate account just because our new
> server has the same NetBios name of another one 
> by mistake.

I don't think so.  You have to have admin credentials
to do this anyways so we should trust you.  But I'm not
particularly tied to the current patch.    Just seems a
little redundant to me.  If others think a --force flag
is necessary, I'll go along with it.

cheers, jerry
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