[Samba] Error joining Linux member to 4.5.0 DC: Indicates the SID structure is not valid

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Oct 20 19:21:17 UTC 2016

On Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:06:18 -0500
Arthur Ramsey via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> On 10/20/2016 01:52 PM, Rowland Penny via samba wrote
> > Have you given Administrator a uidNumber attribute ?
> Yes, I have.
> >
> > It might still help to see the smb.conf
> Here: http://pastebin.com/M9m8x1DZ
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I would suggest you remove the 'password server' line, this will allow
Samba to find the best DC to use.

I also don't understand why you have a 10 million range for the BUILTIN
users and only a 39,999 range for the domain users.

Other than that, joining with 'net ads join -U Administrator' should


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