[Samba] wibind and windows 2003

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Jun 17 02:33:49 GMT 2003

On Fri, 2003-06-13 at 06:00, glen hyland wrote:
> I am wondering if winbind works with win 2003. I can
> get winbind working just fine with 2k servers, but
> when I run wbinfo -t, all I get is "can not check
> secret". it joined  the domain fine, but can not get
> it any info using wbinfo. 

It seems that there are a number of different windows 2003
configurations out there - but this one is known as 'restrict anonymous
= 2'.  The solution is to make Samba store a password for an
unprivileged user into a tdb.  This is done by running 'wbinfo
-Ausername%password'.  Winbind can then act on an authenticated

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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