[Samba] Samba as the Trusted Domain

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Feb 13 12:27:55 GMT 2004

On Fri, 2004-02-13 at 22:29, Karel Kulhavý wrote:
> I have samba-3.0.2 with tdbsam (I don't remember why I moved on
> to tdbsam from smbpasswd but something in the past must have required
> it).
> When trying to add trusting domain according to Samba HOWTO Collection,
> page "clxxxvii" (why the heck the pages have such strange Roman hashes
> instead of numbers?):
> oberon root # smbpasswd -a -i KEVF_D1
> New SMB password:
> Retype new SMB password:
> Failed to initialise SAM_ACCOUNT for user KEVF_D1$.
> Failed to modify password entry for user KEVF_D1$
> The instructions seem to work only for those who use smbpasswd. I suggest the
> documentation maintainer to add similar instructions into the documentation for
> tdbsam users.

Like all samba users, the domain trust account must exist in /etc/passwd
first.  The samba utilities are the same, no matter what the backend, be
it tdbsam, smbpasswd or ldap.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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