Re: [Samba] What is samba-tool domain join --machine-pass
- Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 18:23:25 +1300
- From: Andrew Bartlett via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Samba] What is samba-tool domain join --machine-pass
On Tue, 2018-11-27 at 04:28 +0000, Barry D. Adkins via samba wrote:
> Samba-tool domain join ... --machine-pass
> -P, --machine-pass Use stored machine account password
> What does this do, mean or whatever? I want it to mean that I will specify a "machine password" for the samba-tool to use to put in the "secrets.ldb" file.
> Yet, I believe I am certain it has nothing or maybe almost nothing, to do with that, but what is the option for then?? Wiki/manual page inadequate I think.
This is the password it will use, rather than a random one, for the
trust account secret, stored in secrets.tdb/secrets.ldb.
I hope this clarifies things,
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba
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