[Samba] Samba PDC (3.0.14a) with LDAP cannot add machines
Jan Evert van Grootheest
j.e.van.grootheest at hccnet.nl
Tue Sep 13 14:03:56 GMT 2005
Eduard Witteveen wrote:
> Jan Evert van Grootheest wrote:
>> 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 also ran into maybe similar problems, which i couldnt solve on
> ubuntu(debian). The problem for me is that when the script is executed
> on the command line/ '/usr/sbin/smbldap-useradd -w //"eduard-laptop$"'/
> the following enviourment varaibles are set:
I don't think I have your problem, because it is smbd that is reporting
Furthermore I don't have smbldap-useradd on this system (I use
ldap-accound-manager for this).
To be sure: I do not have a problem creating the user account for the
machine. I have problems joining the machine itself to the domain.
As far as I understand, the machine will set a password for itself and I
think that is what is failing.
I think I understand the reason now, but I'm not sure what to do next.
Apparently, when I attempt to join the machine to the domain, an smbd
instance is started with as the user that I gave (which is part of the
Domain Admins group). And of course this user is not root, so that
apparently is why it fails.
So... any suggestions what to do?
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