[Samba] net ads testjoin

Khaled Blah khaled.blah at googlemail.com
Fri Apr 30 13:07:33 MDT 2010

Can anyone give me any hints please? I've read the man pages for
smb.conf and for net and then I read the manual about the "net
command". Still, I don't know what testjoin actually does or tries to


2010/4/26 Khaled Blah <khaled.blah at googlemail.com>:
> I hope bumping is not frowned upon in this list :)
> cheers,
> Khaled
> 2010/4/24 Khaled Blah <khaled.blah at googlemail.com>:
>> Hello all,
>> I am new to this list and hopefully I am at the right place. Firstly,
>> thanks to everyone involved in this project. You do a great job!
>> Now, I use "net" to join Windows AD domains and was wondering where I
>> can find out more information on what happens during a "net ads
>> testjoin". The information I found on the documentation pages of net
>> or smb.conf on the website did not say much about it. I have noticed
>> that a "testjoin" will ask for a password when the domain membership
>> is not valid and it'll ignore kerberos tickets. Is there something I
>> am missing here?
>> I am grateful to any insight you guys could give me!
>> Regards,
>> Khaled

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