[Samba] Correct method to Join Domain ????
jools at oss4all.plus.com
Fri Jun 8 07:44:02 GMT 2007
Mike Rushton wrote:
> I am testing w/ a PC loaded w/ Centos 5 and Samba (whatever version it
> came with)
> I have not had any luck with connecting WinXP clients to it (or
> anything for that matter)
> I think my problems stem from not joining the domain correctly.
> What is the proper method for Win XP or WIn 2K . When I get a chance
> I am gonna connect a PC to my test network.
> To join a domain, you would need (at least for NT)
> Name of Domain
> Admin account
> Password for admin account
> A unique Network Name for the PC.
> And you typically (at least thru XP) right click on the Computer Icon,
> > Properties > Network and Join the domain or change machine name to
> get on.
> What do you do for Limux / Samba ???
> You need,
> root account, ???
> root password ??? Uniique machine name ??? Do you try to join domain
> is same manner or is there a config file you got to edit ???
> Any help or advice is welcome.
You need this document:
There's also additional info in the samba docs at samba.org.
Particularly useful are Samba 3 by example and the Samba 3 Howto.
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