Problems with smbpasswd -j DOMAIN

Andrash Kovach akovach at
Thu Jun 24 18:42:27 GMT 1999

Dear All,

I have the following  problem with smbpasswd:

I would like to use a real WinNT PDC for authentication purposes, and
regitered the computer account in the PDC.
When I trying to run smbpasswd -j DOMAINNAME, I get the folloing

testlin:~ # smbpasswd -j DOMAINNAME

modify_trust_password: machine rejected the session
setup. Error was : code 131.
1999/06/24 21:41:29 : change_trust_account_password: Failed to change
password for domain DOMAINNAME.
Unable to join domain DOMAINNAME.

Can anybody help me, what is happening?

Andrash Kovach

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