[Samba] Reinstall workstation

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Mon Oct 3 12:04:25 GMT 2005

Geert Stappers schrieb:
> On Mon, Oct 03, 2005 at 12:23:46PM +0200, Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
>>Antony Gelberg schrieb:
>>>We have an XP workstation joined to our Samba PDC.  Will there be any
>>>issues if we reinstall XP on the workstation and join it to the domain
>>>with the same computer name that it originally had?  Is there any need
>>>to delete the original entry from Samba's database of domain
>>>workstations?  (Samba 3.0.14, Debian Sarge)
>>no, you don't need to remove the entry.
>>normally it will be "overwritten" when the workstation with the same 
>>name (that is, your newly installed workstation) joins the domain.
> What value has  
>    add machine script =
> in your smb.conf?


add machine script = /usr/local/sbin/smbldap-useradd -t 30 -w '%u'

the -t 30 option there is because Samba servers are not on the same 
machine as OpenLDAP master (which is far away over WAN/VPN); this option 
is also available in newer version of smbldaptools I think (>0.90 ?).

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