[Samba] Cant find uid=0

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Oct 12 00:10:04 GMT 2002

Philip Burrow wrote:
> Im having a problem adding machines to a domain. All has been fine until
> today. This is the output when I try to add a machine (WinXP). It appears to
> be looking for a root user in my LDAP directory but isnt finding it (because
> there isnt a user 'root' there). User 'Administrator' exists.
> Must there be an instance of 'root' in Samba LDAP backends? I've ploughed
> through the idealx HOWTO for this, but Messrs Lemaire don't explicitly
> create a root user. Can someone help?

Don't make the user you use to join the domain an 'admin user', either
use root, or a member of the 'domain admins group'.  Yes, this is
confusing, and is fixed in 3.0

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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