[Samba] Renamed Win2K Box No Longer Authenticates

Denis Zaitsev zzz at anda.ru
Mon Mar 28 19:33:42 GMT 2005

On Mon, Mar 28, 2005 at 02:09:00PM -0500, Jake Colman wrote:
> My home network uses Samba 2.2.7 as a PDC for a windows network running a mix
> of Win98 and Win2K machines.  The domain name is JNCHOME.
> My office laptop, named MERCURY, is on the PRINCIPIA domain.  I successfully
> configured PRINCIPIA as a trusted network for JNCHOME so that when I connect
> MERCURY to the JNCHOME network I get full access to all JNCHOME services.
> This has been working for many months.
> The office IS staff just renamed MERCURY as JCOLMAN.  Now when I connect my
> laptop to JNCHOME I can no longer browse JNCHOME nor get access to any of its
> services.  What do I do?
> I did try creating a new machine account for jcolman$ and then using
> 'smbpasswd -a -m jcolman' to add the machine but this did not help.
> So how do I get my renamed office laptop to gain access to my home network
> services?

Perhaps you must (again) join to the domain from your renamed laptop.

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