Win2k joining Samba 2.2.2 domain.

James Nord teilo at
Fri Nov 16 03:43:52 GMT 2001

Garrett Ellis wrote:

>Hello, everyone. I'm trying to make Samba 2.2.2 a PDC
>for Win2000 clients. 
>I believe that I have set the Linux Samba machine up
>correctly. For your review, these are the steps that I
>have taken:
>* compile Samba 2.2.2 from source, no extra options.
>* make; make install. (to /usr/local/samba)
>* groupadd machines (for my machine trust accounts)
>* groupadd smbadm (samba domain admin group)
>* useradd -d /dev/null -s /bin/false -g machines TEST$
Asuiming you escaped the '$' there.

>* smbpasswd -m -a TEST
>* useradd -d /home/gellis -s /bin/bash -g smbadm
>* smbpasswd -a root
>* smbpasswd -e root
>* smbpasswd -a gellis
>* smbpasswd -e gellis
smbpasswd -a -m TEST

You need to create the truest account for the machine.


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