More woes

Steve Kennedy steve at
Sat Feb 3 23:21:43 GMT 2001

On Tue, Jan 30, 2001 at 12:15:40PM -0700, MCCALL,DON (HP-USA,ex1) wrote:

> It's a PDC by itself. Do I have to add it to my /etc/passwd or just
> smbpasswd (i.e. the file, then run smbpasswd).
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> You have to add it both to your /etc/passwd file and via smbpasswd command -
> if you DON't add it to your /etc/passwd file, the smbpasswd command will
> fail.

OK, still having problems.

I set-up my host in /etc/passwd so an entry for trillian$
I then ran smbpassed -a -m trillian

The domain is FORD

when I go into the Network bit of SysInfo on  Win2K, I tell it
buinsess network, use a domain.

I then get prompted for an account I think on the local machine
(I have tried various combinations of local user/pass/TRILLIAN
user/pass/FORD and my login on the domain [I have local admin rights]).
It asks of rthe machine name (TRILLIAN) and the domain, then a
domain login (to register the machine) so I enter trillian/trillian/FORD
or combinations of ...

It always fails...


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