[Samba] Re: Can join domain, can't login -- LDAP PDC

Igor Belyi sambauser at katehok.ac93.org
Tue Sep 28 20:00:58 GMT 2004

Chris St. Pierre wrote:
> "The system cannot log you on to this domain because the system's
> computer account in its primary domain is missing or the password on
> that account is incorrect."
> I suspected that neither of these were the case, as I created the
> account with idealx's smbldap-tools, so I checked through the slapd
> logs after a login attempt and, strangely, Samba was never even
> querying the LDAP server.  I checked the Samba logs, and here's what I
> get whenever I try to login:

This is the usual simptom of nscd at work. It caches negative and 
positive answers and when Samba makes NSS requests it get it from nscd 
which doesn't bother to go into LDAP.

I would suggest to turn nscd off untill you have all your machines and 
users in LDAP.


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