[Samba] Probs joining Samba PDC with WinXP

Patrick Flohr Flohr.P at t-online.de
Wed Jul 23 07:17:40 GMT 2003

Marian Mlcoch, Ing wrote:

>Have you normal user in smbpasswd file?
>This two commands must be executed for each user...
>useradd user
>smbpasswd -a user
I have normal users in smbpasswd, some with the same user/pw like on the 

>What is your smb.conf?
# Global parameters
        workgroup = MEINS
        server string = %h server (Samba %v)
        encrypt passwords = Yes
        update encrypted = Yes
        passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
        passwd chat = *Enter\snew\sUNIX\spassword:* %n\n 
*Retype\snew\sUNIX\spassword:* %n\n .
        syslog = 0
        log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
        max log size = 1000
        add user script = /usr/sbin/adduser --force-badname --firstuid 
1005 --gid 900 --disabled-login --no-create-home --quie
t --gecos GECOS -M %u
        logon path = \\%L\profiles\%U
        logon drive = f:
        logon home = \\%L\%U\.profile
        domain logons = Yes
        os level = 64
        preferred master = True
        domain master = True
        dns proxy = No
        wins support = Yes
        admin users = root
        hosts allow = 192.168.10.,

>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Patrick Flohr" <Flohr.P at t-online.de>
>To: <samba at lists.samba.org>
>Sent: Wednesday, July 23, 2003 8:43 AM
>Subject: [Samba] Probs joining Samba PDC with WinXP
>>I'm using Debian 3.0 with Samba 2.2.8a-1.0 when i try to join my
>>xp-mashine (xp-pro with sighnorseal patch) to the domain using the root
>>i get the error: "unknown user or invalid password",  but when i connect
>>via swat everything works fine.
>>i added a mashineaccount to passwd and smbpasswd, trying to join the
>>xp-mashine via a normal user accout fails with
>>"access denied",  the following lines are taken from the log file:
>>[2003/07/23 03:22:22, 0] rpc_server/srv_samr.c:api_samr_set_userinfo(670)
>>  api_samr_set_userinfo: Unable to unmarshall SAMR_Q_SET_USERINFO.
>>[2003/07/23 03:22:22, 0] passdb/pdb_smbpasswd.c:pdb_getsampwrid(1418)
>>  unable to open passdb database.
>>using the root accout, nothing is loged.
>>I hope somebody can help, i try for days.
>>Thanks in advance
>>Patrick Flohr
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