[Samba] Samba3 & LDAP Can't join domain with Win2k Pro

Adam Williams adam at morrison-ind.com
Wed Oct 29 03:58:52 GMT 2003

> I tried to add with a pdbedit -a -uAdministrator -U0 -G0 -d99
> I get an error message : "Unable to find user..."
> > the user must be present in the ldap, pdbedit is going to add the
> > samba  attributes.
> I create an Administrator account in my /etc/passwd and tried again with
> the pdbedit command, it asked me to type password this time (Woot!!!) but at
> this end :

Er, *"user must be present in the ldap"*

You need to setup a "add user script", see man smb.conf

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