logon to samba with win2K

Gerald Carter gcarter at valinux.com
Sat Jul 29 07:33:01 GMT 2000

Gary Neff wrote:
> I have been working on loggin onto my linux server from 
> my win2K box and get this error in the log.smb file
> passdb/smbpassfile.c:trust_password_lock(119) 
> trust_password_lock: cannot open file /etc/NEFF.LINUX.mac - 
> Error was no such file or directory
> passdb/smbpasssfile.c:trust_get_passwd(288) 
> domain_client_validate: unable to open the machine account 
> password file for machine LINUX in domain Neff
> I have the workgroup as NEFF and the domain as 
> NEFF (on the linux box) can anyone help , I have upgraded 
> to version 2.07 but cannot get this to work all replies 
> are deeply appreciated.


It sounds like you have got 'security = domain' in your smb.conf
but have not joined the Samba box to the domain.

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