[Samba] Trouble adding machine accounts

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 20:55:05 MDT 2009

On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 10:19 PM, jeff sacksteder <jsacksteder at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 -
> http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-HOWTO-Collection/rights.html#id2609879
> 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
> begin?
Are you using nscd?

If so consult this thread:



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