[Samba] convert_string error when tring to join AD domain with Samba 3 RC1

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Aug 20 04:05:02 GMT 2003

On Wed, Aug 20, 2003 at 01:52:29PM +1000, Mike MacCana wrote:
> I'm getting  the following when trying to join an Active Directory
> domain from Samba 3. 
> Before anyone asks: mikem is a domain admin and use spnego = no is set
> to allow to me to auth against a Win2K3 box...

You should not mess with the spengo settings any more - all these issues
have been fixed.

> net ads join -U mikem
> mikem password:
> [2003/08/20 13:45:30, 0] lib/charcnv.c:convert_string(194)
>   convert_string: Required 19, available 16
> >From Google, it seems lots of people are having this issue, but I can't
> find any answers in English. 

Get a higher level debug - some of these convert_string messages can be 
harmless - your failure could be for another reason.

Andrew Bartlett

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