[Samba] ntlm_auth fails to find PDC on same computer

Loren M. Lang lorenl at alzatex.com
Wed Oct 29 19:17:16 GMT 2008

On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 11:09 -0700, Loren M. Lang wrote:
> I am trying to get ntlm_auth working for Authentication against the
> local Samba PDC which is running on the same computer.  I am using samba
> 3.0.28a on Ubuntu 8.04.1.  smbd, nmbd, and winbindd are running and
> Windows clients have no trouble logging into the domain.  Running
> ntlm_auth --username=myusername reports No logon servers.  I ran the
> command as root and according to strace, it looks like it connected to
> the socket for winbind and the error was returned through that
> connection.  I also tried specifying a domain with the same error. The
> only thing in the log files for winbindd is "Could not receive
> trustdoms"  I am suspicious that AppArmor might be misconfigured, but I
> can't find any audit events related to samba.

I now have it working, I had to do a "net join" it appears.  I thought
that because this computer is the PDC that it is naturally a part of the
domain, but perhaps I am mistaken.

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