Winbind crashing PDC

Mello, Luiz MelloL at
Mon Nov 5 11:13:33 GMT 2001

I  am trying to make our samba server authenticate against our NT 4 PDC with
no success.

> I am following the how to by John Trostel with samba 2.2.2 on RH 7.2. 
> Created a machine account for samba on the pdc, compiled samba with
> winbind and with pam, built a smb.conf with domain master = no; local
> master = no; preferred master = no; os level =32. If I try to join the
> domain using smbpasswd I get the error cli_pipe: return critical error.
> error code was 0." This causes the PDC to crash, and no passwords are
> accepted on the PDC. If I try to restart the PDC I get the error no
> sufficient permissions. The only way to do it is with the PWR button.
> If I try to join the domain using samba that was not compiled with winbind
> it joins fine.
> Has someone has success in having samba authenticate with a NT4 PDC using
> winbind? What could be going on?
> Thanks!
> Luiz-Robertto Mello
> LAN Administrator

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