[Samba] Re: use of netbios name and joining ads fails (bug #2727)

Rex Dieter rdieter at math.unl.edu
Thu May 19 13:09:00 GMT 2005

Rex Dieter wrote:
> We have a bunch of dual-boot boxes (linux/winxp).  I'd like to be able 
> to use winbind (against ads) for user authentication on the linux side, 
> but it appears samba has to join the AD too.  Upon joining the AD under 
> linux/samba, it makes the windows side of things stop working (machine 
> account has been modified).
> In the past, when using an NT4 domain, I was able to tell samba to use a 
> different (netbios) name, via (in smb.conf):
> netbios name = hostname-samba
> netbios aliases = hostname
> When trying this now against ads, it *appears* to join the domain ok, 
> but it doesn't work.  For example,
> $ wbinfo -t
> checking the trust secret vi RPC calls failed
> error code was STATUS_BUFFER_OVERFLOW (0x80000005)
> Could not check secret

FYI, submitted to bugzilla:

-- Rex

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