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ADS/PDC problems
Users from Ubuntu NIS server cannot connect to DSS's shares.
In this case the common problem is encryption type of passwords. If you chose your NIS server to encrypt passwords with sha512 it won't work becouse DSS doesn't support this type of encryption. To fix this problem add "md5" to:  /etc/pam.d/common-password : "password<>[success=1...
rating 03 Mar, 2014 Views: 1713
MAC OS and SMB shares with DSS V6 and Active Directory authentication
First your MAC has to be joined to a Windows domain. A lot of step-by-step tutorials can be found on internet, just like this one: Note it may differ depending on your system version. Make sure...
rating 03 Mar, 2014 Views: 3219
Joining an Open-E server to a Windows Server 2003 domain in mixed mode fails
Symptom: Connecting an Open-E server to a WS2003 domain in mixed mode works with the PDC authentication mode, but no users or groups are visible in the Open-E WebGUI. When connecting using the ADS authentication mode, the error Database empty or connection error is received. ...
rating 17 Jul, 2009 Views: 3814
Why can't access NAS share (SMB) using Vista?
Problem: I can access my NAS share using Windows XP but I cannot access a samba share from Vista. It asks for user name & password but then still it won't allow access. I have another samba server on the network which I am able to access and it doesn't ask for user/password. Any I am using...
rating 27 May, 2009 Views: 6156
Can't add NIS to my ADS/PDC server?
Symptom: I’m trying to add my NIS server to my ADS or PDC and it fails. In the logs it shows many sync errors such as: Synchronize error for user +wilhit:no such user. Synchronize error for user +colloq1:no such user. error for group +adapt22: no such group. error for group +nesc23:...
rating 19 Feb, 2009 Views: 2802
Unable to reconnect Open-E server to NT4 domain controller
Symptom: The server no longer connects to the NT4 domain controller. There is little or no time difference between the two. The domain-ap.log shows the following: getting domain server name wbi3:0 ( WFS-NT1) checking the trust secret via RPC calls failed error code...
rating 18 Sep, 2008 Views: 3474

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