[Samba] Unable to join ADS domain

Michael Bartosh mbartosh at mac.com
Thu Feb 19 07:36:12 GMT 2004

At 4:33 PM +0100 2/17/04, giuseppe panei wrote:
>Then the m$ documentation that recall ksetup and ktpass
>is bad ? It is my last resource :-).

It's great for unix stuff.

Samba makes your unix box act more like a PC in terms of domain 
membership. Samba does things like a windows box would when joining a 
domain and accessing domain resources. This is a good thing.

>I am attempting from many time to join my linux box to a win2k ads domain.
>I can browse winXp/2k hosts, I get ticket, but the from client hosts i must
>input the password.
>I must have a *.keytab file on my computer?

Not for Samba. Samba stores its secrets elsewhere. For ftp, ssh, etc... yes.


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