[Samba] Adding a machine acount

Daniel Müller mueller at tropenklinik.de
Thu Oct 13 02:37:23 MDT 2011

You can login to the shell?
Write a script you can run manually after the station has boot up, that:
Stop samba and winbind, copy your own smb.conf over the orig. smb.conf.
This worked for me.

Good Luck

EDV Daniel Müller

Leitung EDV
Tropenklinik Paul-Lechler-Krankenhaus
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Von: samba-bounces at lists.samba.org [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] Im
Auftrag von Luca Olivetti
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 13. Oktober 2011 09:47
An: samba at lists.samba.org
Betreff: Re: [Samba] Adding a machine acount

Al 12/10/2011 13:33, En/na Dermot ha escrit:
> Hi,
> I migrated from an MS NT Domain to a samba3 domain some time back. I
> forgot about a couple of machines and am trying to add them. These are
> Buffalo NAS workstations so are basically *nix machines with a web
> interface.

Most probably the web interface only allows to join an AD domain (at 
least that's what happens to a Lacie network drive, I suppose Buffalo 
does the same).
Even obtaining shell access and manually configuring samba to join the 
domain wouldn't work (the stock firmware would rewrite the configuration 
at every boot), so the only option is to replace the stock firmware with 
a normal Linux distribution (usually debian), provided there's one 
available for your model and you can find instruction on how to do it 
(e.g. at nas-central.org).
If you don't know what you're doing, don't do it, not only will you void 
your warranty, you can also lose all of the data in it.

Luca Olivetti
Wetron Automation Technology http://www.wetron.es
Tel. +34 935883004 (Ext.133)  Fax +34 935883007
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