[Samba] Win7 Joining Domain, LDAP Profile Created but Join Fails

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Sat Jul 28 07:06:12 MDT 2012

> I am back with yet another issue. I am currently running a Samba 3.5.10-125
> PDC on RHEL 6.2. My backend is LDAP, and I am using the smbldap scripts for
> dealing with ldap profiles related to my samba instance. Currently I am
> able to fully browse all shares, and ID's for the users are mapped just
> fine. I run into my problem when attempting to join the domain. It seems
> the profile is created in ldap for the workstation as it should, however I
> am faced with a windows error stating that "The Specified computer account
> could not be found". I have attached my config as well as DebugLevel 10 Log
> output when attempting to join. Any ideas as to what I could be doing
> wrong, or what could be causing my samba woes, would be greatly appreciated.

Did you enable the registry settings?


Also does the join succeed the second time?


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