NTDOM FAQ question 2.3

Gerald Carter cartegw at Eng.Auburn.EDU
Wed Nov 11 18:26:01 GMT 1998

> I've compiled and installed Samba version 2.0.0-prealpha (15) on an 
> IRIX 6.2 box without problem. I created an account using 'smbpasswd -a -m'
> and see it in the private/smbpasswd file. I can see the server
> 'ackowledging' the NT 4.0 workstation client to some extent in the log
> files but still see
> "The machine account for this computer either does not exist or is not
> accessable."
> Is there anything else I could reference? Suggestions? What should the
> entry in the private/smbpasswd file look like if correct?

Is this NT4SP4 by any chance?  If so Luke fixed a problem 
with it.  May need to wait for the next alpha release (or get it via

Hope this helps,
                            Gerald ( Jerry ) Carter	
Engineering Network Services                           Auburn University 
jerry at eng.auburn.edu             http://www.eng.auburn.edu/users/cartegw

       "...a hundred billion castaways looking for a home."
                                  - Sting "Message in a Bottle" ( 1979 )

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