[Samba] interdomain trust relationships

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Sat Oct 18 15:18:48 GMT 2003

On Sat, 18 Oct 2003, Gordon Heydon wrote:

> Hello,
> I am also triing to set up a interdomain relationship with a NT domain
> and I can't create the user, I execute the following command and I get
> this.
> smbpasswd -a -i xxx
> New SMB password:
> Retype new SMB password:
> Failed initialise SAM_ACCOUNT for user xxx$.
> Failed to modify password entry for user xxx$
> I have samba set up so that I can set up users and machine
> automatically, so I am not sure what is wrong.

Please file a bug report on https://bugzilla.samba.org this is most likely
a bug. As a work-around you can manually create the trust account in
/etc/passwd and then the above process will work.

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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