[Samba] Problem joining a domain.

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Mon Mar 20 23:23:58 GMT 2006

On Mon, 2006-03-20 at 21:24 +0100, David Moron wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm running Samba/openLDAP on a FC4 and I'm trying to make it work as a 
> PDC.  I installed all the software using yum instead smbldap-tools.
> I've done all the configuration but, when I try to join a Windows XP 
> Professional named 'pc4' to the domain it fails with "Error joining the 
> domain OPENWIRED. Username not found". And no machine account is created 
> under ou=Computers,dc=openwired,dc=net
> If I run /usr/local/sbin/smbldap-useradd -w 'pc4$' it works OK.
> smbd.log at the end.
> When I start SAMBA it binds OK to the LDAP using the 
> cn=root,dc=openwired,dc=net account and it has all privileges granted in 
> slapd.conf.
> What's happening
> Thank you in advance,
> # net getlocalsid
> SID for domain PDC-SRV is: S-1-5-21-1518432643-1164322876-3946144605
> # net getdomainsid
> SID for domain PDC-SRV is: S-1-5-21-1518432643-1164322876-3946144605
> SID for domain OPENWIRED is: S-1-5-21-27105391-1648776033-2601101416
presuming that PDC-SRV is the PDC for OPENWIRED DOMAIN, then those
should be the same and you need to fix it in LDAP


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