[Samba] Trouble adding machine accounts

jeff sacksteder jsacksteder at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 20:19:58 MDT 2009

I'm not able to add machine account(specifically Samba member servers)
to my Samba 3.0 Domain. When I try to run 'net rpc join' and provide
the root credentials, I get 'NT_STATUS_NO_SUCH_USER' in the output. My
domain database is in LDAP and root is a local unix user. I know auth
works, because 'net rpc info' works. It seems there's a problem
mapping between the domain admin SID and the root user. I tried the
instructions on this page -
and while they produce no errors, they don't resolve the problem.

I've been fighting with this for some time and it's likely I have made
some sort of error in the directory or the associated files. I'm not
sure how to go about troubleshooting this next, though - where to

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