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

Andres Tarallo atarallo at acm.org
Wed Mar 30 04:27:55 MDT 2011

2011/3/24 John Drescher <drescherjm at gmail.com>:
> 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...

In the first attempt to create the machine account the machine is
created in LDAP. In the next attempt we see the script exitng with
error level 9 (user exists) but we can't join it to the domain.

Any ideas appreciated.


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