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

Yasuma Takeda yasumaster at gmail.com
Thu Feb 12 02:22:15 GMT 2009

> Volker Lendecke wrote:
>> 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
please try this.

# smbldap-useradd -w netapp
# pdbedit -m -a netapp$

And try to join.

Best Regards,
Yasuma Takeda

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