[Samba] Samba PDC (3.0.14a) with LDAP cannot add machines

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at mch.one.pl
Wed Sep 7 07:06:57 GMT 2005

Jan Evert van Grootheest schrieb:
> Hi,
> I am setting up a Samba PDC which uses LDAP for account information.
> It is a debian installation with samba 3.0.14a and slapd 2.2.23 (I'm 
> also using ldap-account-manager, but I don't think that has anything to 
> do with this).
> I have checked the release notes whether it might have been fixed in a 
> new release, but there's nothing I recognize that seems related to this.
> The problem is that when I attempt to join a w2k machine (the first one, 
> actually) to the domain it reports 'Logon failure: unknown user name or 
> password'.
> Samba, at the same time, reports in the logfile for that machine:

try to do your machine add command from the command line as root (for 
some artificial name like testing), and see if the machine was added.

maybe there lies the problem.


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