[Samba] URGENT! Need to move Samba to another computer

boxyzzy at netscape.net boxyzzy at netscape.net
Sat Feb 17 05:06:06 GMT 2007

Since 2004, I've been running Samba 2.0.7 on a Solaris 8 computer as a 
member of a Windows 2003 Server domain - nothing fancy, just mapping 
Unix home directories to PC users.  Now I must QUICKLY move this same 
Samba config to another computer, and (for the life of me!) I can't 
recall the steps necessary to "join" the domain.  I've read the 
associated Samba 2.0.7 doc, that references the "net" command, but it 
is not a command in this set of tools. Upgrading Samba now is not an 

Below are the statements from my current / working smb.conf (with bogus 
IP's, etc. for security).

 I hope that someone can provide the necessary procedure.

Thanks, in advance, for your help!

   interfaces = 123.456.70.59/
   allow hosts = 123.456.70. .dhcp.doodah.edu localhost
   deny hosts =
   netbios name = BOXYUNIX
   security = domain
   workgroup = BOXYZZY
   wins server = 123.456.70.13
   name resolve order = wins hosts bcast
   dns proxy = yes
   encrypt passwords = yes
   password server = boxy2K3a boxy2K3b
   client use spnego = no
   os level = 0
   preferred master = no
   local master = no
   domain master = no
   guest account = nobody
   invalid users = root bin sys uucp nuucp daemon adm lp smtp ppp listen
   dead time = 15
   log level = 1
   lpq cache time = 30

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