[Samba] net testjoin question

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Mar 24 10:54:54 GMT 2004

On Fri, 2004-03-19 at 06:50, Allan Peda wrote:
> Hi:
> I had a problem joining a (red hat 8) machine (client) to our campus
> wide domain.  Unfortunately I am in the dark as to many of the details
> of this network design here. So I am trying to back out some details.
> One machine had no problem joining the domain.  Both are almost
> identically set up (compiled samba 3.0.2a).  The other resisted a
> sucessful join until I added "-S" to the net command.  
> Both had the same Wins servers, PDC in smb.conf.  Files /etc/resolv.conf
> /etc/hosts, netmask.  I guessed at the "-S" (target) server name from
> the debugging output from the good client, which got a positive response
> from the associated IP.
> My Question:
> ===========
> Can I, and if so, where would I, add this server (poseiden) to a config
> file  so that I have no need to specify it on the "net join" command
> line (with -S)?

'password server ='

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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