[Samba] Can't find machine account

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Jul 17 17:48:35 UTC 2019

On 17/07/2019 18:23, Robert A Wooldridge via samba wrote:
> I'm trying to join as a DC using Debian Buster and samba package 
> (v4.9.5) and I'm getting this error when I attempt to join:
>> Could not find machine account in secrets database: Failed to fetch 
>> machine account password for DOM from both secrets.ldb (Could not 
>> find entry to match filter: 
>> '(&(flatname=DOM)(objectclass=primaryDomain))' base: 'cn=Primary 
>> Domains': No such object: dsdb_search at 
>> ../source4/dsdb/common/util.c:4705) and from 
>> /var/lib/samba/private/secrets.tdb: NT_STATUS_CANT_ACCESS_DOMAIN_INFO
> Any ideas on what to do?
Not from what you have posted ;-)

What are you trying to join to ?

Have you removed any existing smb.conf file ?

Can you post the contents of the following files:






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