[Samba] joining an AD

Calderon, Willy (NIH/NINDS) [C] calderow at ninds.nih.gov
Mon Jan 28 21:58:33 GMT 2008

Is there a trailing quote (") after computer name ?

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Willy Calderon
Contractor - LCG Systems
Tel: 301 435 1913

-----Original Message-----
From: Guillermo Gutierrez [mailto:ggutierrez at marketscan.com] 
Sent: Monday, January 28, 2008 4:45 PM
To: Calderon, Willy (NIH/NINDS) [C]; samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: RE: [Samba] joining an AD

You have to use the "createcomputer" parameter if you want to specify
the OUs.

Ex: net ads join createcomputer="Servers/Windows/Computers/AD

-----Original Message-----
From: samba-bounces+ggutierrez=marketscan.com at lists.samba.org
[mailto:samba-bounces+ggutierrez=marketscan.com at lists.samba.org] On
Behalf Of Calderon, Willy (NIH/NINDS) [C]
Sent: Monday, January 28, 2008 1:17 PM
To: samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: [Samba] joining an AD

Hi there -

I am trying to join the domain using the net ads join  command but keep
getting a " 

Bad option: Servers/Windows/Computers/AD
Failed to join domain: Invalid parameter

when I try to add the computer into the correct OU like so:

net ads join "Servers/Windows/Computers/AD

Is there a correct way to get this to work?

I'm on a Red Hat Enterprise 4 system with samba-3.0.25b-1.el4_6.4

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