[Samba] Re: net ads join must use AD Administrator account ?

Franz Pfoertsch franz.pfoertsch at brose.com
Wed Nov 14 14:28:09 GMT 2007

Jeff Lee wrote:
Hi Jeff,

please have a look at

it is from 2005

> Hi all,
> I want to configure a samba server (3.0.25b) with krb5-1.6.2,
> openldap-2.3.37 and db-4.6.18 for single sign-on purpose. I have some
> questions.
> 1. Is the AD Administrator account for Samba to kinit and net join the
> AD only ?
> 2. Can I use a common user with "Create Computer Objects" permission to
> kinit and net join AD ?
> 3. I got "Failed to join domain: Strong(er) authentication required"
> error message when I run net ads join using non-administrator user
> account. Is it the error message of using non-administrator account to
> net ads join ?
> Can anyone help ?
> Thanks,
> Jeff

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