LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Other *NIX Forums > *BSD
User Name
Password
*BSD This forum is for the discussion of all BSD variants.
FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, etc.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 11-26-2003, 06:58 PM   #1
radixiz
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2003
Posts: 3

Rep: Reputation: 0
Question Joining Domain to SAMBA Server


Dear guys,

Couple days ago, I was installed SAMBA-2.2.8a into my FreeBSD system. My
plan is to makes my FreeBSD machine as PDC on my network, which has win 9.x
client and W2K/XP client.
For joining Win 9.x client there's no problem at all, but when I tried to
join domain my client which installed W2K always shown an error as below :

" the account used is a computer account. Use your global
user account
or local user account to access this server join samba
server "

before that, I've already add machine name into my SAMBA server with this
statement "adduser -g smbuser -d /dev/null -s /bin/false my_machine$

Please need your quick solutions, because I'm going insane because of it.

Thanks and sorry for bad English.
Dede Nurmansyah
 
Old 11-29-2003, 01:52 PM   #2
Sylhouette
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2001
Location: Beverwijk (Holland
Distribution: Red Hat 7.1
Posts: 132

Rep: Reputation: 15
i am not sure but i have read somewhere i had something to do with the $ sign at the end of the machine name


So google around there are solutions to it
 
Old 12-07-2003, 10:09 AM   #3
tiamat
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jan 2002
Location: Sweden
Distribution: Redhat
Posts: 17

Rep: Reputation: 0
First you make a user that matches the name of your workstation with a dollar sign in the end. As you did.

adduser -g smbuser -d /dev/null -s /bin/false my_machine$

then you add it to the smbpasswd, note the lack of the $ sign though.

adduser -m -a my_machine

you also need a root user in the smbpasswd¨

adduser -a root

and a user that matches the windows user

adduser -a wnduser

Then go into the system preferences and make it a member of the domain. This HAVE to be done with the root account made above. This makes the the client a member of the domain. When this is done, you should be able to login directly as wnduser in the domain.

I do assume that you have made necessary registry changes on the client though.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
joining a samba domain ikw38 Linux - Networking 20 09-22-2009 11:14 PM
joining my samba domain tude_1802 Linux - Newbie 1 08-22-2005 07:35 AM
2003 .NET Server joining Samba Domain kofi Linux - Software 1 03-04-2004 02:20 PM
Joining a machine from another domain to my linux samba domain acummins Linux - Networking 0 09-13-2003 07:07 AM
samba and xp re-joining the domain manwe Linux - Networking 1 08-04-2003 08:44 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:10 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration