So is no one here doing interdomain trusts using two Samba PDC's on two
different subnets? I have been struggling with this problem for a long time
now, and would like some help with it. Thanks!


On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 2:54 PM, SoUnD WrEcK wrote:

> I have been trying off and on for some time now to get an interdomain
> trust relationship going between two samba pdc machines (DomainA=trusted &
> DomainB=trusting). Both pdc's are running on Solaris boxes and NIS is
> involved (I doubt there is a NIS complication just because I can use
> accounts on DomainA on DomainB's samba, as long as I add them using
> smbpasswd manually).
>
> The situation is this. DomainA hosts most user accounts for my two
> networks. Therefore DomainA should be trusted and DomainB should be
> trusting. The documentation is confusing and does not describe this exact
> scenario (talks about samba with microsoft pdc's). I have tried every
> combination I can think of, but things still aren't working as they should.
>
> I have added an account for DomainB on DomainA. I then type "smbpasswd -a
> -i DomainB", still working on DomainA. This seems to go through okay.
> However, when I type "net rpc trustdom list" on DomainA, I get the
> following:
>
> Trusted domains list:
> none
>
> Trusting domains list:
> Unable to find a suitable server
> domain controller is not responding
> DomainB
>
> I expect what I see for trusted, but for trusting, should I really be
> seeing those errors? What do they mean? Is the fact that DomainB is listed
> mean that it worked and I should ignore the errors?
>
> I guess I'll stop here and make sure there is not a problem with this step
> before I post further information about this process.
>
> Thanks.
>

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