[Samba] Using win2k non-pdc as password server

Marian Mlcoch, Ing mm at tsmp.sk
Tue Jan 14 13:55:01 GMT 2003

Try use LDAP server on w2k with samba + ldap2k...
This is only idea for w2k no PDC.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Torsten Reuss" <t.reuss at gmx.net>
To: <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2003 1:55 PM
Subject: [Samba] Using win2k non-pdc as password server

> Hi,
> I'm trying to get Samba on a Linux box to work. Authentication via user
> level worked fine, but what I really want is it to take user
authentication from
> a win2k box, which is our "primary local server". The win2k box is not a
> (the real pdc is 2000km away, close to the polar circle), but according to
> the docs it doesn't have to be.
> So in smb.conf I put:
>    security = server
>    password server = <WIN2KBOX>
> and my tries create a logfile log.WIN2KBOX with the content
> [2003/01/14 12:46:52, 0] smbd/password.c:server_cryptkey(1072)
>   password server not available
> Additionally I get a log.BOX_WHERE_I_TRY_TO_LOG_ON_FROM with
> [2003/01/14 13:01:29, 0] smbd/service.c:make_connection(249)
>   BOXWITTLOF ( couldn't find service
> ::{2227a280-3aea-1069-a2de-08002b30309d}
> So pretty clear, I have to start some service on the win2k box, but which
> one please ?? My first guess was NETLOGON, but the server refuses to start
> up, because it is not a PDC.
> Thanks for anyone telling me the right service name before dawn,
>                                              Torsten
> --
> +++ GMX - Mail, Messaging & more  http://www.gmx.net +++
> NEU: Mit GMX ins Internet. Rund um die Uhr für 1 ct/ Min. surfen!
> --
> To unsubscribe from this list go to the following URL and read the
> instructions:  http://lists.samba.org/mailman/listinfo/samba

More information about the samba mailing list