[Samba] Problem with AD DC

Ronald Vyhmeister ronald.vyhmeister at meu.edu.lb
Sun Oct 15 09:00:07 UTC 2017

I’ve just set up an AD DC on Ubuntu 16.04, using the instructions found at
All the tests work fine. I’m able to connect from my Windows 10 box when I
connect to \\servername <file://servername> (and authenticate as

However, when I try to join the machine to the domain, I get this error:
“The username or password is incorrect.”

Obviously the username (administrator) and the password are valid, as I can
browse the server… Any ideas?

Thanks in advance.



Ronald Vyhmeister, PhD

Academic Dean

Middle East University

Beirut, Lebanon

ronald.vyhmeister at meu.edu.lb


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