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

simo idra at samba.org
Wed Jun 27 17:17:11 GMT 2007

On Wed, 2007-06-27 at 09:45 -0700, mikelOn wrote:
> >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.
> I did set a debug level of 4 and what I saw was a NT_STATUS_NO_SUCH_USER (or
> something alike) but no more specific details. The machine account (posix)
> gets created automatically but the samba attributes are not added by samba.

look for nscd running, it may cache a negative response and samba never
see the created posix attributes in time to add samba stuff.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer
email: idra at samba.org

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