winbindd: Domain password server not available.

Anthony J. Breeds-Taurima tony at
Thu Oct 11 18:28:04 GMT 2001

On Thu, 11 Oct 2001, Winston Nimchan wrote:

> I got the 2_2 source and compiled on RH 7.0. Can't seem to get winbind
> to work. I followed the sample in the winbindd man page, but couldn't
> find the samedit program referenced in that document to add my samba box
> to the domain. So I went ahead and used smbpasswd to sucessfully add
> myself to the domain.

The documentation is slighly out of sync with the real implementation.
I think this is because the winbindd in 2.2 is a backport of the real work in

Read:  You should see
some minor differences.
Essentially it boils down to:
smbpasswd -j DOMAIN -r PDC -U

Not the samedit stuff.

Yours Tony.

 * "The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the
 * same level of thinking we were at when we created them."
 * --Albert Einstein

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