[Samba] problem creating trusts between NT4 and samba

Paul Smith paul at gami.com
Fri Feb 11 15:33:05 GMT 2005

Thank you, Christoph.

For anyone else silly enough to not only misread the documentation but
misread the error messages too, Christoph's reply is the correct
solution. ;)


-----Original Message-----
From: Christoph Scheeder [mailto:christoph.scheeder at scheeder.de] 
Sent: Friday, February 11, 2005 12:56 AM
To: Paul Smith
Cc: samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] problem creating trusts between NT4 and samba

> However, when I run "smbpasswd -a -i rumba" I get the following:
> phoenix:~ # smbpasswd -a -i ada
> New SMB password:
> Retype new SMB password:
> Failed to initialise SAM_ACCOUNT for user ada$. Does this user exist
> the UNIX password database ?
> Failed to modify password entry for user ada$
You see this?
the user you have to create is




as this is the username for a machine-account, not a normal user....
Hope it helps...


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