[Samba] Samba and NetAPP filers, the PDC problem...

Frank Bonnet f.bonnet at esiee.fr
Wed Feb 11 20:23:25 GMT 2009

Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 01:45:38PM +0100, Frank Bonnet wrote:
>> I run samba in full debug mode (10)
>> then I get that kind of error
> Ah, that one. There was some discussion on the list recently
> iirc. What you definitely have to do is precreate the
> machine account with smbpasswd -a -m XFILER
> The fact that NetApp filers are not able to create the
> workstation account on their own should be documented in the
> NetApp docs somewhere.
> Volker

OK I'll try this tomorrow but I use an OpenLDAP backend with samba
and I tried to create the account with smb-tools and it failed.

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