[Samba] Fwd: Trouble adding machine accounts

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Oct 28 12:14:34 MDT 2009

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From: jeff sacksteder <jsacksteder at gmail.com>
Date: Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 2:12 PM
Subject: Re: [Samba] Trouble adding machine accounts
To: John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com>

No, I don't think so. The Domain Controller and member servers are
both pretty standard Centos5.3 installs. I also have dns on a dd-wrt
appliance, but I don't know if that's relevant.

On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 10:55 PM, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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:
> http://groups.google.com/group/mailing.unix.samba/browse_thread/thread/2af49f5afbefc828/fa21ad9d11f65c33?#fa21ad9d11f65c33
> John

John M. Drescher

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