[Samba] 3.0 PDC Cannot find root user

Burhan Khalid samba at meidomus.com
Sat Apr 24 13:38:42 GMT 2004

Burhan Khalid wrote:

> Greetings :
>   I've googled for this, but only found one article, and I'm not even 
> sure if that is the dealing with my problem.
>   I have a linux server running 3.0.2a-r1 as a PDC.
>   Following the guide found here 
> http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/samba2/book/ch04.html and am having 
> problems with the root user not being recognized.
>   I have added the root user using smbpasswd -a root, and have verified 
> that the account exists in the smbpasswd file.  I have restarted samba 
> after the changes, but it still will not recognize root as a valid user 
> (when trying to add a computer to the domain).


   I added my normal user using smbpasswd -a, and then tried to add the 
client to the PDC and got "Access is denied", which is what I'd expect.

   However, it still gives unrecognized user for root :(

More information about the samba mailing list