Samba 2.2.1a/2.2.2 install with Win2000ServerSP2

LouisVoo louis at
Tue Oct 30 11:00:16 GMT 2001

When it ask ur the username and admin password, give root as username and ur
root password.
My w2ksp2 can join samba pdc no problem.
I'm using samba 2.2.2.

What version u using?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Nicolas" <nicolas at>
To: <samba at>
Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2001 10:23 AM
Subject: Samba 2.2.1a/2.2.2 install with Win2000ServerSP2

> I am currently running Samba perfectly as a PDC
> with Windows 98, Windows ME Clients... but yesterday
> we passed the whole night to simply add a
> Windows 2000 Server SP2 Server to the Domain
> and either it's always keeping asking for a
> valid username and password with rights to add the
> machine to the domain.
> But I added the machine name to the password files with the $
> then I did the smbpasswd -a -m <machinename>
> I also tried to add a completly different username
> and password with administrator rights in smb.conf.
> still returning me an error...
> We found on another mailing list an issue with the type
> of Encryption behing different in 2000 Server SP2.
> Help! :-) We dont want to transfer our users to Windows 2000 Server SP2
> we want to keep using this good and stable samba.
> Best Regards,
> Nicolas Rolland
> nicolas at
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