[Samba] Locating the MACHINE.SID file...

Bradley W. Langhorst brad at langhorst.com
Thu Jan 23 04:04:01 GMT 2003

On Wed, 2003-01-22 at 19:14, Robert Adkins wrote:
> Hello,
> 	I am setting up our backup Linux server to act a BDC to our Linux PDC.   
> In the directions that are available within the Swat Online Help... There   
> is a section that states that the private/MACHINE.SID file must be copied   
> over exactly as is to the Samba BDC in order for that machine to act as a   
> Samba BDC to a Samba PDC.
> 	For the life of me, I have been unable to locate that file. I have   
> updated by locatedb and have searched for it using a variety of strings   
> and options...
> 	Does anyone know where that file is?
it doesn't exist anymore in the latest sambas.
the  howto collection covers this...

use smbpasswd -S to set up the BDC...

Bradley W. Langhorst <brad at langhorst.com>

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