[Samba] Windows 2000 Client Unable to Join Samba PDC 2.2.7 Help

Cedric nextechvt at adelphia.net
Wed Dec 11 00:37:01 GMT 2002

Hello all,

I am having trouble adding a windows 2000 client to a Redhat 8.0 Server
running Samba 2.2.7 Domain

Samba is the only PDC on the Network

everytime I try to add the windows 2000 computer to the Domain using the
root user, I get the error " The following error occured

attempting to join the domain "nextechvt" The Specified user dooes not

I know the root user was added because I used the command smbpasswd -a root

I am able to access the samba server through this method

My Network Places

entire network

entire contents

Microsoft Windows Network


connect as root password whatever

Can anyone help me out here is my smb.conf file below

# Samba config file created using SWAT

# from localhost.localdomain (

# Date: 2002/12/04 23:35:50

# Global parameters


workgroup = NEXTECHVT

netbios name = REDLINUX

server string = Samba Server %v

interfaces = eth1

encrypt passwords = Yes

obey pam restrictions = Yes

pam password change = Yes

passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u

passwd chat = *New*password* %n\n *Retype*new*password* %n\n

unix password sync = Yes

log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log

max log size = 50

socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192

add user script = /usr/sbin/useradd -d /dev/null -g machines -s
/bin/false -M %u

logon script = netlogon.bat

logon path = \\%L\profiles\%U

logon drive = H:

logon home = \\%L\%U\.profile

domain logons = Yes

os level = 64

preferred master = Yes

domain master = Yes

dns proxy = No

hosts allow =

printing = lprng

domain admin group = @adm


comment = Home Directories

read only = No

browseable = No


path = /home/samba/profiles

read only = No

create mask = 0600

directory mask = 0700

browseable = No


comment = All Printers

path = /var/spool/samba

printable = Yes

browseable = No


comment = Network Logon Service

path = /home/netlogon

write list = root


path = /tmp/winshare

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