Vedr.: Re: [Samba] Win2000 client and Samba 2.2 PDC?

JaS at JaS at
Thu Mar 13 14:08:19 GMT 2003

The 2K machine account is created automaticly, when joining the domain from
The problem has something to do with Win2000 not seeing the Samba Server as
PDC, or not reaching the PDC at all.
I have set the Win2000 client to use netbios compability.


                    Tiago Cruz                                                                                      
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                                          Vedr.:  Re: [Samba] Win2000 client and Samba 2.2 PDC?                     
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The 2K machines it has that to exist in the server:

# useradd -d /dev/null -c MAQ_709 -m -s /bin/false MAQ_709$
# smbpassword -m -a MAQ_709

Maybe this can help you:

Tiago Cruz

Em Qui, 2003-03-13 às 10:41, JaS at escreveu:
> I have set up a Samba as PDC and everything working flawless except for
> Win2000 clients.
> WinNT workstations and servers join the domain without problems.
> Win98 clients log on without problems.
> Win2000 clients can join the domain.
> When Win2000 restart and I try to log on, I get a message, something like
> this (translated from my own language):
> "The Primary Domain Controller is missing or the password is incorrect"
> The Win2000 client and the User has been added to both /etc/passwd and
> smbpasswd.
> What is wrong?
> Regards
> Jacob Sönnichsen
Tiago Cruz <tiagocruz18 at>
Org. King de Contab. S/C Ltda

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