[Samba] can mount share, cannot join domain

jason kawaja kawaja at ece.ufl.edu
Thu Oct 14 12:53:52 GMT 2004

On Thu, 14 Oct 2004, Anton K. wrote:

> jason kawaja wrote:
> >On Tue, 12 Oct 2004, jason kawaja wrote:
> >
> >>i am not using ldap.  samba 3.0.7 on sparc solaris.  winxp pro client.

[snip smb.conf]

> >>when attempting to set/join domain from My Computer -> Properties, a
> >>window pops up asking for username password and i enter root along
> >>with the smbpassword for the root (uid=0) account.
> >>
> >>then an error box saying "The user name could not be found." is
> >>displayed.
> >>
> >>i can mount a share using a non uid=0 samba account to this client.
> Maybe you forgot to add root in samba like smbpasswd -a root

nope, i created the smb root account and even see this :

/usr/local/samba/var/log.smbd:  check_ntlm_password:  authentication for
user [root] -> [root] -> [root] succeeded

which im assuming means root authenticated.

Jason Kawaja

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