[Samba] Cannot join SAMBA domain from XP/2K

deff deff at zoznam.sk
Sat Sep 18 16:14:41 GMT 2004

For christ's sake, I've killed 3 days over this.
And i'm pretty sure i'm not the only one.

On Friday 17 September 2004 16:57, Alexei Monastyrnyi wrote:
> Hi List.
> I've got SAMBA 3.0.7 with LDAP passwd backend (OpenLDAP 2.2.15) on
> Solaris 9 box.
> When joining the domain I have permanent error "The user name could not
> be found".
> To add machine I use account "administrator" which is already exist in
> SAMBA/LDAP with uid=0 and proper password.
> I have "add machine script" directive in smb.conf file and I see  that
> it works when I try to join the domain.
> add machine script = /usr/local/sbin/smbldap-useradd -w %u
> This script is from IDEALX smbldap-tools 0.8.5 package which is supposed
> to be comparaible with SAMBA 3.0.
> In the IDELX doc file they say that "add machine script" adds only Posix
> stuff for machine LDAP account. And the rest should be added
> automatically during join process.
> So, Posiix account for machine is successfully created but not BAMBA one.
> And in LDAP log file I see no attempts from SAMBA server to do that.
> Neither see I errors in SAMBA log.
> My question is: what are the steps during the domain join process with
> SAMBA + LDAP as backend?
> Thanks for any hint.
> A.

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