[Samba] Can't join Windows 7 Pro/XP to samba PDC

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 07:53:53 MDT 2011

On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 9:45 AM, Chris Weiss <cweiss at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 8:40 AM, John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 9:36 AM, Andres Tarallo <atarallo at acm.org> wrote:
>>> 2011/3/23 Gaiseric Vandal <gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com>:
>>>> Did you try manually creating a unix "user" account for the samba machine?
>>>>  Does "getent passwd" show that machine?
>>> Yes, I've created a user account with smbldap-passwd. We can login
>>> through ssh and from console.
>> Did you create the a account for the machine you are trying to add?
>> John
> "add machine script" is in the conf, so manual creation should not be needed.

What I was getting at is when that fails if you manually create the
machine account and then adding the workstation to the domain works
you will know where the problem is...


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