[Samba] samba3 to samba3 domain membership failing
amessina at messinet.com
Sun Jan 29 01:39:16 GMT 2006
ahall at madasafish.com wrote:
> I'm attempting to make a Samba 3.0.10 fileserver become a domain member of a
> Samba 3.0.7 server which is running as a PDC.
> I'm using the instructions gained from here...
> ...but when running the command...
> net rpc join -S PDCNAME -UAdministrator%password
> I get the error...
> Create of workstation account failed
> Unable to join domain PDCNAME.
> (of course PDCNAME has been substituted with the NetBIOS name of the Samba PDC)
> Can anyone help me troubleshoot this? I would attempt to create the machine
> account on the PDC manually, but the Samba 3.0.10 server is a fileserver which
> doesn't actually have a NetBIOS name.
> Thanks very much, Andrew Hall.
what do you mean, "doesn't actually have a netbios name"? you specify
one in your smb.conf file of the 3.0.10 server. that name is then used
to generate an account for netbios_name$ on the 3.0.7 pdc.
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