[Samba] Re: Unable to join ADS domain

Michael Bartosh mbartosh at mac.com
Thu Feb 19 07:59:22 GMT 2004

At 1:00 PM -0800 2/17/04, Joe Howell wrote:
>OK, now I'm getting somewhere.  After rediscovering
>the -d flag in net, I ran "net ads join -Umyid%mypwd
>-d 3" and got the following output:

Rather than embedding the password, kinit Administrator at DOMAIN.COM first.

Then just net ads join

...And it'll use your kerb credentials.

I wrote an article for O'Reilly about this- it's centered on Mac OS 
X, but asside from the fact that Mac OS X uses it's own method for 
identifying users (while linux, etc use winbindd- there are good 
reasons for this) the Samba stuff should be pretty much the same.



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Denver, CO

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