[Samba] ADS domain member: winbind fails

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Sat Dec 31 11:08:53 UTC 2016

On Sat, 31 Dec 2016 11:31:26 +0100
"Stefan G. Weichinger via samba" <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Am 2016-12-30 um 18:31 schrieb Rowland Penny via samba:
> >> remember: server "main" was nt4-pdc ~~ and we only replaced
> >> smb.conf and joined etc etc // maybe too bold? ;-)
> >
> > Oh definitely, you will probably have to empty /var/lib/samba and
> > then let Samba fill it up again.
> maybe by:
> leave domain, empty /var/lib/samba, then re-install samba, then
> re-join? As mentioned I had tried rm-ing /var/lib/samba already but
> failed at joining then because of the missing secrets.tdb (maybe it
> would have been enough to touch it, I don't know). I will try.
> checked for old or duplicate samba-files, no, that seems OK

Samba should recreate the files required, what is the exact command you
are running to join the domain ?

Who owns /var/lib/samba and what are the permissions set to ?


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