[Samba] Winbind & smb.conf

Chris Jasper cjasper at perlegen.com
Thu Oct 2 23:55:47 GMT 2003

I read the info in the samba 3.0 documentation about winbind (Chapter

I successfully got up to the part "Join the Samba Server to the PDC
Domain". I ran into difficulties at this point. I have a problem running
the command:

/usr/local/samba/bin/net rpc join -S PDC -U Administrator 

where PDC = the ip address of my Active directory server

I suspect that the issue is due to the "incompleteness" of my smb.conf

other than what is specifically needed in smb.conf for winbind setup per
the documentation, what other variables do I need to have set in my

Chris Jasper
Perlegen Sciences

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