[Samba] More Samba PDC problems
rgm at htt-consult.com
Tue Feb 15 07:24:24 MST 2011
So I back up my settings for user1, by stopping smb and nmb on the
server (I have to do this, rather than disconnect it, as it is also the
DHCP server). I was able to get in with the local cached settings and
back them up.
I then logged out, started smb and nmb and logged in again. I got
warned that there were no settings and local settings were being used.
I then logged out, and saw the settings saved on the server in the
I go to log in again and get an error:
Windows cannot connect to the domain, either becuase the domain
controller is down or otherwise unavailable ... or because your
computer account was not found....
smb and nmb are running. I try restarting them, no difference.
I had created the computer account with the script:
add machine script = /usr/sbin/useradd -d /dev/null -g 99 -s /bin/false
where %u is the computer name followed by a $ (this is how the other
computer was set up).
I don't see the computer account as the problem, I did get in the first
So I look at the permissions for .../profiles/user1 and see they are
root:users, I change this down the tree to user1:users and no
difference. I mv .../profiles/user1 to user1old and try again, no
Why might I be getting this error?
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