[Samba] Can't connect XP to Samba domain: (user name could not be found)

Andrew Galdes Andrew.Galdes at vivopharm.com.au
Wed Apr 5 01:37:36 GMT 2006

On Apr 05, 2006 08:47 AM, Steve A <gmane at rowyerboat.com> wrote:

> I have done all I can think of to make Samba be a PDC, but I can't get
> my
> Windows XP-SP2 client to join the domain. I've already edited the
> Group
> Policy for the roaming profile thingumyjig. I am asked for the
> user/pass (I
> use root) to add the machine to the domain, and the error is:

What do you get if you do:
# grep "root" /etc/samba/smbpasswd

If you don't get anything then try this:
#smbpasswd -a root
-and set a password

and then use that username "root" and the password you set to join the


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