[Samba] Samba+LDAP Joining domain...weird problem!!!

Lance Levsen l.levsen at pwgroup.ca
Thu Jun 24 17:12:27 GMT 2004

On Thu, Jun 24, 2004 at 08:25:27AM -0700, abebe lsslp wrote:

> This seems to be working fine. However, as I try to
> join the domain from 'winxp' (logged in as
> 'Administrator' and using 'root'),I still get "Access
> is denied" message on the xp workstation. The weird
> thing is, I don't see anymore logs in
> /var/log/messages, smbd.log, or winxp.log. I have
> tried restarting the XP computer as well.

Try adding the samba machine first from the commandline to see if your
user has the correct perms.

$> net rpc join -w domain -UAdministrator%password

The user who joins machines to the domain has to have a uid of 0 on
the samba box. Here, I had to change the Administrator uid in LDAP to

> Ambex

Lance Levsen, Linux Systems
Catprint Computing

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