RE: Linux in the workplace: NT Domains [Konqueror]
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew Pritchard [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: vrijdag 3 augustus 2001 10:38
> To: email@example.com
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: RE: Linux in the workplace: NT Domains
> > > You have to join the linux computer to the domain, which
> > > requires some level of admin privilages. (We'll assume you
> > > have those)
> > >
> > > %>smppasswd -j domainname -r NetBIOS-name-of-PDC (which the
> > > linux box needs to be able to resolve, either by broadcast,
> > > /etc/hosts or your samba lmhosts file (which should be in the
> > > same directory as your smb.conf file)
> > No luck I'm afraid (yes, I corrected the typo :).
> > I used: smbpassd -j DOMAIN -r pdchostname
> > which just gives me a listing of the available parameters.
> > Afterwhich i tried:
> > smbpassd -s -j DOMAIN -r pdchostname -U <usernamefordomain>
> > No luck, just bunch of errors which I should have copied
> and sent to
> > the mailinglist, heh. But I don't think I'm going about
> this right. smbpassd
> > is only for changing user passwords correct?
> RTFMP: -j is the correct option. Under NT you can enter a
> username and password
> to create a computer account on the Domain, but this
> functionality appears not
> to have been implemented in Samba. From the man Page:
> In order to be used in this way, the Administrator
> for the Windows NT Domain must have used the
> program "Server Manager for Domains" to add the
> primary NetBIOS name of the Samba server as a member
> of the Domain.
> Assuming your machine can resolve the PDC's hostname, I
> suggest you check this
Not an issue as this computer already is added to the domain, I'm not sure
if it needs to be re-added when in linux but it seems unlikely.
Currently I can login to the PDC and other computers logged into the domain.
All that needs to be done now is to get konqueror display a listing of all