[Samba] Re: 3.0 PDC Cannot find root user

Jamrock news_jamrock at yahoo.com
Sun Apr 25 22:08:36 GMT 2004

"Burhan Khalid" <samba at meidomus.com> wrote in message
news:408A6DE2.6010108 at meidomus.com...
> 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).
> Update:
>    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 :(
> -- 

Your link is to documentation for Samba 2.x.  It would be better to go to
www.samba.org and look at documentation for Samba 3.x.   Look at the Samba
How To Collection.

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