[Samba] need of a user root in ldap ?

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Tue Sep 16 14:15:17 GMT 2003

On Tue, 16 Sep 2003, Antoine Jacoutot wrote:

> Hi !
> Is there the need for a root account when using samba-3.0+ldap ?
> I'm asking this because I cannot add XP workstations to the domain (I
> made the registry changes), I get an "access denied". Under NT, there's
> no problem, it does not even ask for a login/password as long as the
> workstation account is created in samba. With XP, I use a user account
> who is also part of the admins group, but as I said, I get an access denied.
> Any idea ?

Yes. The account you use to add machines has to have uid=0. ie: root.

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

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