Am Samstag, den 08.09.2007, 23:47 -0500 schrieb John H Terpstra:
> On Saturday 08 September 2007 23:07, Michael Schmitt wrote:
> > Hi John,
> >
> > I am on it... it may take some time as I need to figure out all
> > important PDC related stuff first before I have the time to reread the
> > whole docs for suggestions about improvements and corrections.
> >
> > Right now I am fiddeling around with the user / machine / group scripts
> > with user manager for domains (srvtools.exe from MS) and have some
> > issues... tough to debug somehow. But that's for another thread
> >
> > regards Michael
> >
> > Am Samstag, den 08.09.2007, 21:35 -0500 schrieb John H Terpstra:
> > > Please file a bug report with a clear reference to the chapter and
> > > section number that has the defective documentation. An extract of the
> > > actual text would help us to track this down and fix it.
> > >
> > > Spurious claims that the documentation is flaky does noone any good.
> > > Please help us to fix the documents if they are in error or are broken.
> > >
> > > Thanks.
> > >
> > > - John T.

>
> Thanks. I look forward to your input.
>
> Cheers,
> John T.


After half a year....

http://us3.samba.org/samba/docs/man/...samba-pdc.html found it by redoing all my previous PDC work almost from scratch. I had several other difficult / important things to do, but now I am back on the samba trail...

so the passage is in the mentioned url at:
"Joining Domain Fails Because of Existing Machine Account"

it reads: "... Further, if the machine is already a “member of a
workgroup” that is the same name as the domain you are joining (bad
idea), you will get this message. Change the workgroup name to something
else it does not matter what reboot, and try again."

more soon... and again, sorry it took so long :/

regards
Michael

P.S.: ignore the first post, sorry for the top-post...

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