Unable to join Windows NT Domain.

Duane Douglas ddouglas at mindspring.com
Tue Nov 20 16:52:08 GMT 2001

At 06:15 PM 11/19/2001 -0500, Sajan Sathyan wrote:
>I am trying to configure a Redhat 7.1 m/c to join a Windows NT domain.
>configured smb.conf
>encrypt passwords = yes
>security = domain
>password server = *
>Added NT m/c account in the DOMAIN for the linux m/c.
>when I run smbpasswd from root login
># smbpasswd -j DOMAIN -r DCDEV
>cli_net_auth2: Error NT_STATUS_ACCESS_DENIED
>cli_nt_setup_creds: auth2 challenge failed
>modify_trust_password: unable to setup the PDC credentials to machine 
>2001/11/19 18:07:17 : change_trust_account_password: Failed to change 
>password for domain DOMAIN
>Unable to join domain DOMAIN
>Please help to fix this.

try this:

password server = DCDEV

smbpasswd -j DOMAIN -r DCDEV -UAdministrator%password (where Administrator 
is a domain admin and password is the Administrator's password)


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