[Samba] net join between Solaris member and Linux Samba PDC

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Oct 3 04:33:43 GMT 2005

On Tue, 2005-09-27 at 09:01 -0400, Ralf K. Wiegand wrote:
> net rpc join member -S FRANKFURT -U rwiegand
> Password:
> Create of workstation account failed
> Unable to join domain DOMAIN.

> Looks like I'm missing something here?  My goal is to have LAN users 
> authenticate via a samba PDC when they pass through a Squid server to 
> the internet. I'm trying to keep it simple for now.  So I'm not using 
> AD, but I will have to set this up in the near future as well.

It looks like you have not added the machine account to the domain on
the server side first.  (You need to do this because you don't have an
add machine script).  

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Samba Developer, SuSE Labs, Novell Inc.        http://suse.de
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
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