[Samba] Help needed setting up samba to authenticate against NT PDB
chris at advancelearning.com
Thu Nov 17 12:49:08 GMT 2005
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I try to set up a Linux/Samba box to authenticate users (on Windows 2000
and XP boxes) against a Windows NT4 Primary domain controller but failed
with what I tried so far.
- - both machines are on the same local network (192.168.17.X)
- - the windows box runs NT4. I havn't set up this and I don't know much
about it either but I have adminstrator access to it.
- - I tried this setting
security = domain'
password server = <IP of PDB>
but then I get the following error in the samba log:
[2005/11/17 12:41:25, 0] auth/auth_domain.c:check_ntdomain_security(284)
check_ntdomain_security: could not fetch trust account password for
What is this trust account password and how do I make it known to samba?
Can somebody post a sample configuration for this kind of setup?
Do I have to set up something on the PDB?
Thanks in advance! I'm not very experienced in windows administration
(though I do have lot of expertise on linux) so many terms in the samba
docs are greek to me.
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