[Samba] XP Joining domain

Greg Folkert greg at gregfolkert.net
Mon Jun 7 18:48:47 GMT 2004

On Mon, 2004-06-07 at 14:19, Derek Harkness wrote:
> I'm attempting to join a Samba 3.0.4 domain on a Debian linux box, with 
> a Windows XP client.
> Problems
> 1) Can only get the join to work if I use the root account.  On Win2k I 
> can use any account in the Domain Admins group.
> 2) The join succeeds, the unix account and the smb account are created 
> but the smb account is disabled, and the password contains all XXXXs.  
> Joining the domain works fine from Win2k.
> I've tried adjusting the Signing entries.  I tried manually creating 
> the machine accounts, and I get a can't access machine account error on 
> login.

I'd take a look at this quick and dirty. It works well if you use it as
a guide:


That is all. :)
greg at gregfolkert.net
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