[Samba] Noob (it seems) can't get XP client to join Samba Domain

Tim Bates tin at new-life.org.au
Mon Feb 8 15:47:26 MST 2010

Jim Christiansen wrote:
> I keep getting the error message:
> "The following error occured attempting to join the domain "ROOM101"
> The username could not be found
Generally when I've seen that error, it was because the computer account 
wasn't being created for some reason. Have you checked your add machine 
script works? Remember machine account names end in a dollar sign ("$"), 
and some adduser programs don't like that.


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