[Samba] DOMAIN missing in net rpc join example command

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Feb 18 21:09:04 GMT 2004

On Thu, 2004-02-19 at 01:13, edd payne wrote:
> On Wednesday 18 Feb 2004 2:10 pm, Karel Kulhavy wrote:
> > root# /usr/local/samba/bin/net rpc join -S PDC -U Administrator
> >
> > The proper response to the command should be: Joined the domain DOMAIN
> > where DOMAIN is your DOMAIN name."
> >
> > There is no DOMAIN in the command.
> >
> > What is the correct command that I should enter instead of this?
> AFAIK it pulls the domain from the workgroup= parameter in your smb.conf

Actually, it asks the remote machine (the -S PDC) what it's domain name
is, and joins that.  If you don't specify -S, it will join the PDC of
the domain in smb.conf.  If you specify -w DOMAIN, it will join that
domain (agian, by finding the PDC).

Andrew Bartlett

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Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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