[Samba] Having trouble getting "join" to work successfully

Josh Konkol susesambaboy at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 14 12:09:21 GMT 2002

What does your smb.conf look like ??
If you send it to me I'll compare it to mine and see if I can figure it out 
for you.


On Thursday 14 February 2002 13:36, Darin DeCounter wrote:
> We've added the server name to our PDC (as a Windows NT Workstation or
> Server) and when we attempt to "join" we get the following error msg:
> hbsrv{root}#smbpasswd -j DDRJ -r PDC-DDRJ
> cli_net_auth2: Error NT_STATUS_NO_TRUST_SAM_ACCOUNT
> cli_nt_setup_creds: auth2 challenge failed
> modify_trust_password: unable to setup the PDC credentials to machine
> 2002/02/14 11:07:44 : change_trust_account_password: Failed to change
> password for domain DDRJ.
> Unable to join domain DDRJ.
> hbsrv{root}#
> We've tried removing and adding the server name to our PDC...and removing
> the secrets & machineSID file from /private directory.  When we try to join
> again, we get the same msg.
> I've been through the whole /docs/DIAGNOSIS.txt and the only test that
> fails is #8 (net view \\BIGSERVER) and I'm presuming that's because the
> join hasn't worked correctly.  Can anyone help me out?  I would certainly
> appreciate it.  Thanks.
> Darin DeCounter
> Atex Assistant System Administrator
> Las Vegas Review-Journal
> 702-387-5230
> ddecounter at lvrj.com

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