[Samba] Can't find machine account

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Jul 18 15:20:37 UTC 2019

On 18/07/2019 16:06, Robert A Wooldridge via samba wrote:
> On 07/17/2019 02:12 PM, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
>> On 17/07/2019 19:31, Robert A Wooldridge via samba wrote:
>>> Active Directory domain, the only DC is a Server 2003 machine.
>> Is the function level set to its highest level ?
> Apparently not.  It is set to Windows 2000 level.  It could be set to 
> Server2003 level but it thinks that one of my file servers is a domain 
> controller and it can't change it's level.  That's strange because 
> this file server is not a DC.
I think this could be one of your problems, not entirely sure, but I 
think the minimum function level reliably required is 2003, you may have 
to remove that fileserver.
>> What actual command are you running ?
> samba-tool domain join EDM-INC.COM DC -U"EDM\administrator" --verbose -d3
Nothing wrong there.


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