[Samba] Re: PDC Shows up as a domain - Resolved
cmclaughlin at ucdavis.edu
Mon Apr 11 21:37:28 GMT 2005
I noticed that this didn't affect all users, so I deleted the users and
added them again using smbpasswd and that fixed this problem.
Charles McLaughlin wrote:
> My Samba server acting as a PDC shows up as an empty domain on my
> Windows clients under "My Network Places".
> My PDC is called "PDC" and my domain is called "SOC". I see PDC and SOC
> in "My Network Places".
> Another strange problem is when I use the Windows Server Manager tool
> from servtools.exe, it says "Cannot find the Primary DC for PDC". Why
> is it looking for the PDC and not the Domain?
> My settings are below in case that helps.
> # Global parameters
> workgroup = SOC
> passdb backend = tdbsam
> passwd chat = *New*Password* %n\n*Re-enter*new*password* %n\n
> username map = /etc/samba/smbusers
> log level = 2
> log file = /var/log/samba/%m
> max log size = 50
> name resolve order = wins bcast hosts
> time server = Yes
> add user script = /usr/sbin/useradd -m '%u'
> delete user script = /usr/sbin/userdel -r '%u'
> add group script = /usr/sbin/groupadd '%g'
> delete group script = /usr/sbin/groupdel '%g'
> add user to group script = /usr/sbin/usermod -G '%g' '%u'
> add machine script = /usr/sbin/useradd -s /bin/false -d
> /var/lib/nobody '%u'
> logon path =
> logon home =
> domain logons = Yes
> preferred master = Yes
> wins support = Yes
> comment = Home Directories
> valid users = %S
> read only = No
> browseable = No
> comment = Network Logon Service
> path = /home/samba/netlogon
> guest ok = Yes
> locking = No
> comment = Profile Share
> path = /home/samba/profiles
> read only = No
> profile acls = Yes
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