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

Edmundo Valle Neto edmundo.valle at terra.com.br
Wed Jun 27 17:41:04 GMT 2007

What distro are you using?
How did you populate it?
I use Debian (its a little different), but how did you configured NSS? 
("getent passwd" shows your machine accounts?)
What user are you using to join? (if root, "smbclient -L localhost 
-Uroot" works on the shell to list the shares?)


Edmundo Valle Neto

mikelOn escreveu:
> I am not running nscd :(
> Thanks for your response
> simo-7 wrote:
>> 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.
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>> Simo Sorce
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