[Samba] adding computer in domain with user other than root

werner maes werner.maes at cc.kuleuven.ac.be
Fri Oct 31 15:36:23 GMT 2003

I'm glad it works for you :-)
can you give some configuration details of smb.conf?

I have: domain admin group = root ldaptest.


At 11:27 31/10/2003, Jean-Rene Cormier wrote:
>I just reformatted a computer and I joined it with my regular username
>which doesn't have uid=0 and is not mapped to root either. I thought
>that maybe it was because the machine account was already in LDAP so I
>booted up another Windows in VMWare and removed it from the domain and
>changed the computer name to one that wasn't already in LDAP and I was
>able to join it with the same username. I'm using the "domain admin
>group" and it seems to be working fine. Running on Samba 2.2.8a btw.
>Jean-Rene Cormier
>On Fri, 2003-10-31 at 10:37, Thiago Lima wrote:
> > The user MUST be root, if you want to use another user map it to root in
> > smbusers.
> >
> >
> > regards.
> > thiago.
> >
> >
> > > I tried to add a computer to a Samba domain using another account
> > > (testuser) than root.
> > > I use LDAP for authentication and added the account
> > > (testuser) with uid=0
> > > in ldap. If I use this account to add an computer to the
> > > domain I get the
> > > error: "Access is denied".
> > >

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