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

Alexei Monastyrnyi alexeim at orcsoftware.com
Sat Sep 18 19:31:22 GMT 2004

And what was the result of that struggle?
Didi you make it work?

deff wrote:

>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.

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