[Samba] Samba 3.0.2 mapped by Actve Directory

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Feb 17 07:24:59 GMT 2004

On Tue, 2004-02-17 at 04:06, Costlow Erik A. wrote:
> I have spent a while trying to join a samba machine to our university's
> active directory structure so that allowed users can map to it by simply
> running \\webserver
> I was able to join the machine just fine via: net ads join
> VPSA/UH/UH-_ResComp_Servers/ -U adminname
> And now I can run wbinfo -u to get a listing of all users on our
> network. I have the right permissions, because from that computer, I can
> run "smbclient //IP/c\$ -k" and it lets me through as it should.
> However, when I run "\\webserver" from any other computer, log.smbd
> shows: 
> [2004/02/16 10:51:46, 0] auth/auth_util.c:make_server_info_info3(1100)
>   make_server_info_info3: pdb_init_sam failed!
> [2004/02/16 10:51:46, 2] auth/auth.c:check_ntlm_password(312)
>   check_ntlm_password:  Authentication for user [rceacostl] ->
> [rceacostl] FAILED with error NT_STATUS_NO_SUCH_USER
> How can I make it so users can map their drives to this computer?

Add winbind to your nsswitch.conf - you need 'getent passwd' to return
your AD users, before samba can use them.

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
http://samba.org     http://build.samba.org     http://hawkerc.net
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