[Samba] can't join a 2000 domain
kbramblett at dssresearch.com
Tue Apr 9 11:52:02 GMT 2002
You might first make sure that your Linux server can "see" the W2K DC. You
might try using ping W2KSERVER and if that fails, make sure your DNS
settings are correct. I had the same error message and it seems to be
saying that it can't see the server (the server name isn't resolving to the
I had that happen to me, and once I corrected the DNS problem and could ping
the W2K DC, the smbpasswd -j DOM -r W2KSERVER -U W2KAUTHORIZEDUSERNAME
worked like a charm.
Hope this helps.
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