[Samba] Join samba to existing Windows domain

Thomas Boutell boutell at boutell.com
Thu Mar 23 04:03:11 GMT 2006

On Thu, 23 Mar 2006, Jeffrey wrote:

> Hi,
> I am running samba 3.0.14a on FreeBSD 6 box. I need this box to join to 
> existing Windows 2003 domain to act as a file server to serve Windows XP 
> clients. In the book "using samba" says to use "smbpasswd -j ..." to join the 
> domain. But the -j option seems didn't existing. Anyone would be able to tell 
> me what is the best way to make samba to join the domain?

net join -U administrator
[enter password when prompted]

Your smb.conf must already be set up correctly at this step,
and you want to use the active directory security type.

Thomas Boutell
Boutell.Com, Inc. 

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