[Samba] win2k login to samba 3.03/4 PDC problem

Paul Gienger pgienger at ae-solutions.com
Fri May 14 19:35:08 GMT 2004

For your 'user must be in passwd file' issue, are you saying /etc/passwd 
or smbpasswd?  Are you trying to store computers in a different ou than 
your regular user accounts?  There is a somewhat well known bug/design 
issue with that feature...

Daniel Campbell wrote:

>I am having a problem getting a user to login to a win2k box that was
>successfully added to the samba3.0.3/4 domain.  Originally I had a problem
>with adding the machines but I modified the smbldap_conf.pm add machine
>function to add the machine to the local passwd file as well as ldap and it
>was fine.  This does seem strange to me though because I can't figure out
>why it would need to be added to the passwd file and ldap with the passdb
>set as follows:
>    passdb backend = ldapsam:ldap://
>Any ideas on this?
>My actual issue now is although I can add the machine to the domain, I can't
>log into it.  I have setup a couple of users and while I can authenticate to
>open local shared folders I can not log into the domain.  I debugged both
>the ldap server and the samba server and I see it says I passed the
>authentication process on the samba side as follows:
>[2004/05/14 14:46:27, 3] auth/auth.c:check_ntlm_password(268)
>  check_ntlm_password: sam authentication for user [campbell] succeeded
>[2004/05/14 14:46:27, 3] smbd/sec_ctx.c:push_sec_ctx(256)
>  push_sec_ctx(99, 99) : sec_ctx_stack_ndx = 1
>[2004/05/14 14:46:27, 3] smbd/uid.c:push_conn_ctx(351)
>  push_conn_ctx(101) : conn_ctx_stack_ndx = 0
>[2004/05/14 14:46:27, 3] smbd/sec_ctx.c:set_sec_ctx(288)
>  setting sec ctx (0, 0) - sec_ctx_stack_ndx = 1
>[2004/05/14 14:46:27, 3] smbd/sec_ctx.c:pop_sec_ctx(386)
>  pop_sec_ctx (99, 99) - sec_ctx_stack_ndx = 0
>[2004/05/14 14:46:27, 2] auth/auth.c:check_ntlm_password(305)
>  check_ntlm_password:  authentication for user [campbell] -> [campbell] ->
>[campbell] succeeded
>[2004/05/14 14:46:27, 3] rpc_server/srv_pipe_hnd.c:free_pipe_context(544)
>  free_pipe_context: destroying talloc pool of size 4814
>[2004/05/14 14:46:27, 3] smbd/pipes.c:reply_pipe_write_and_X(199)
>  writeX-IPC pnum=71f3 nwritten=352
>[2004/05/14 14:46:27, 3] smbd/process.c:process_smb(890)
>  Transaction 39 of length 63
>[2004/05/14 14:46:27, 3] smbd/process.c:switch_message(685)
>  switch message SMBreadX (pid 4628)
>[2004/05/14 14:46:27, 3] smbd/pipes.c:reply_pipe_read_and_X(242)
>  readX-IPC pnum=71f3 min=1024 max=1024 nread=596
>But on the windows box I get an error of "The system could not log you on.
>Please check your username and domain are correct.  etc...."
>Any ides?  I have searched high and low as well as tried to debug this
>myself but can't figure out what is going on.....

Paul Gienger                     Office:		701-281-1884
Applied Engineering Inc.         Cell:			701-306-6254
Information Systems Consultant   Fax:			701-281-1322
URL: www.ae-solutions.com        mailto:pgienger at ae-solutions.com

More information about the samba mailing list