[Samba] HOWTO: name change of Samba PDC
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Thu Aug 28 05:58:14 GMT 2003
are u using 'netbios name=' in smb.conf?
greetings from your 'neighbour' in tirol ;-)
Rainer Hubovsky schrieb:
> Hi there!
> I once had the problem of not being able to log on to the domain after
> changing the name of my Samba server as described in the
> documentation. But it was only in a test environment.
> Now I have to change the name of a Samba PDC in a real environment and
> I am not sure what to do to avoid this problem
> In the docs for Samba 2.2 it says that one should restore the file
> private/WORKROUP.SID, but although running 2.2.7 I couldn't find this
> The Samba 3.0 docs say that the SID is stored in secrets.tdb and could
> be get with "net getlocalsid.." and set with a similar
> command. Running 2.2.7, I do have /etc/secrets.tdb but no command
> Just a few minutes ago, I tried a name change with 2.2.7 and had no
> What I am supposed to do?
> Under which Samba version this could be a problem and how can this be
> Thanks a lot.
> Best regards,
> @ Rainer Hubovsky
> @ rainer at hubovsky.net
> @ Ferdinandstrasse 29/15, A-1020 Wien
> @ Tel/Fax: +43 1 94 60 554
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