[Samba] cannot change computer name
Louis van Belle
louis at van-belle.nl
Mon Oct 10 11:57:22 GMT 2005
Try the folowing, remove the pc from the domain.
logon localy with administrator and try again.
Does not work ? do the folowing.
Start - Run, type GPEDIT.MSC (enter)
In the screen you see, klik with right on local computer on the top
en get the properties.
Here disable both settings for policies.
type Start-run : GPUPDATE ( enter )
and try again.
!!! DO NOT RENAME COMPUTERS WHEN IN DOMAIN !!!!
!!! IT ALWAYS GIVES PROBLEMS !!!
>Van: samba-bounces+louis=van-belle.nl at lists.samba.org
>[mailto:samba-bounces+louis=van-belle.nl at lists.samba.org] Namens aT
>Verzonden: maandag 10 oktober 2005 12:32
>Aan: samba at lists.samba.org
>Onderwerp: [Samba] cannot change computer name
>This is a repeat post . I am waiting to hear from someone
>about this issue.
>please help me resolving this issue.
>> I have samba PDC configured.
>> I am unable to change the computer name for any computer .
>> are windows XP pro .
>> It says access denied. Although i use the same Administrator
>> and password which i used to join these computers to samba domain. I
>> will really appreciate if some can help me in this .
>> thanks & regards
>> I am using samba-server-3.0.13-2mdk
>> Here is Global section of my samba conf
>> server string = network Share
>> workgroup = NETPDC
>> netbios name = freeze
>> encrypt passwords = Yes
>> smb passwd file = /etc/samba/smbpasswd
>> passwd chat = *New*password* %n\n *new*password* %n\n
>> passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
>> passwd chat debug = yes
>> unix password sync = Yes
>> log level = 0
>> username map = /etc/samba/smbusers
>> syslog = 0
>> printcap name = CUPS
>> show add printer wizard = no
>> printing = CUPS
>> name resolve order = wins bcast hosts
>> add user script = /usr/sbin/useradd -m %u
>> delete user script = /usr/sbin/userdel -r %u
>> add group script = /usr/sbin/groupadd %g
>> delete group script = /usr/sbin/groupdel %g
>> add user to group script = /usr/sbin/usermod -G %g %u
>> add machine script = /usr/sbin/useradd -s /bin/false -d
>> /dev/null %u
>> logon script = scripts\login.bat
>> #logon home = \\%L\%U
>> #logon drive = X:
>> domain logons = Yes
>> preferred master = Yes
>> wins support = Yes
>> winbind separator = \
>> idmap uid = 10000-20000
>> idmap gid = 10000-20000
>> # directory security mask = 0775
>> # security mask = 0775
>> # create mask = 0775
>> directory mode = 0775
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