[Samba] Samba and LDAP: Trouble adding Win XP machines to the domain

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 16:43:00 GMT 2007

> About the samba attributes, when you add a machine account the script
> "add machine" must NOT ADD SAMBA ATTRIBUTES, only posix, samba does that
> alone. Refer to the idealx documentation (if you really want that things
> work properly, reading the documentation is not an option), it was
> already discussed here and the documentation explains how to configure
> that and how it should work.
> http://sourceforge.net/docman/display_doc.php?docid=33543&group_id=166108

Very strange as it appears that it will only work for me if the
sambaSAMAccount is there before having windows join to the domain via
the windows XP dialogs. This is what LAM is doing that the idealx
scripts are not doing.


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