[Samba] Renamed Win2K Box No Longer Authenticates

Jake Colman colman at ppllc.com
Mon Mar 28 20:06:42 GMT 2005

>>>>> "DZ" == Denis Zaitsev <zzz at anda.ru> writes:

   DZ> 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?

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

Which domain?  Do I have to rejoin the laptop to JNCHOME?  Even though the
laptop is a PRINCIPIA laptop?  So I temporarily change the domain name to be
JNCHOME just for this execise?

Jake Colman
Sr. Applications Developer
Principia Partners LLC
Harborside Financial Center
1001 Plaza Two
Jersey City, NJ 07311
(201) 209-2467

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