[Samba] net ads join requires full domain admin account?

Marc Schiffbauer marc at schiffbauer.net
Fri Feb 11 14:55:10 GMT 2005

* Sean.Dougherty at TTUHSC.EDU schrieb am 10.02.05 um 21:35 Uhr:
> Problem:  I have an account that allows me to join an AD domain, this works
> fine from any win box.  However it fails with "ads_add_machine_acct
> (client_name): Insufficient access" when I do a net ads join from a linux
> box.  To get samba to join the domain, I have to use an account with full
> domain admin privs. (ie net ads join -Ufull_domain_admin)  
> Is this expected behavior?  

I just wanted to confirm that. I saw the same while I was trying to
add my Samba machine to an AD.

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