[Samba] Machine can login, Machine(s) cant.

John Benedetto jbenedet at unm.edu
Wed Oct 30 04:57:00 GMT 2002

--On Tuesday, October 29, 2002 10:24 PM -0600 Brandon Hagedorn 
<bhagedor at iastate.edu> wrote:

> I created separate machine accounts looking like this:
> test-machine$:*:201:201::0:0:Machine account Test
> machine:/dev/null:false
> lexus$:*:201:201::0:0:Machine account for a Lexus:/dev/null:false
> and then proceed to make machine accounts with syntax of
> "smbpasswd -a -m lexus$"

If that is not a typo, you have it wrong; when adding the machine account 
to the smbpasswd file, you leave off the dollar sign, so your command 
should read:
"smbpasswd -a -m lexus"
and it will appear in the file with the "$" at the end...

- john

> And both machines reported that they joined the domain correctly.
> Seems weird that this would happen this way.  Any suggestions on how to
> get at least on machine to login to the domain again... seems I have to
> reinstall samba for it to work again. (very, very strange.)
> Any suggestions are welcomed.
> Thanks again... - Brandon

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