[Samba] How to re-introduce a Samba server into a Win/NT domain?
jonlists at cbsol.com
Wed Apr 21 13:40:30 GMT 2004
What version of samba are you running?
Creative Business Solutions
IBM, Lotus, Microsoft Consultants
samba-bounces+jonlists=cbsol.com at lists.samba.org wrote on 04/20/2004
> I'm hoping that you will provide some help with a Samba problem that
> We have an Alphaserver that has been functioning as the Samba-server
> in a Windows/NT Domain for about 5 years now. It was set up by an
> here at Raytheon Missile Systems Company and he left the company about 2
> years ago. I've inherited the administration of it.
> Last week the Alphaserver's unix (TRU-64 V 4.0F) boot-drive
> a replacement disk was built from a (5 day old) backup tape. Samba did
> work after that and I'm quite sure - from the error-messages - that it's
> the Alphaserver's NT-machine-account's password is out-of-sync with what
> the PC/winNT side remembers it to be "last set to".
> I can not get Samba to run as it had been running all of these years
> with "security = domain" and "password server = * " specified in the
> I can get Samba up and running with "security = server" and
> = PDC,BDC,Alphaserver". But the Samba-functionality ceases after a
> though the Samba-daemons are still running.
> How can I remove the Alphaserver from the NT Domain and thereby
> machine-account, so that I can then add it back into the Domain with a
> account-name and associated machine-account-password? (I'd like to also
> back to using "security = domain" in the smb.conf file.)
> I have read the html help files but nothing there referrences
> an existing
> Samba-server out of a Windows Domain and then adding it back in again in
> to re-set the machine-accountname and its password.
> Any help light that you could shed on this issue would be greatly
> Bob Shaffo
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