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samba pdc in debian

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I have installed debian squeeze configured to work as samba domain controller. To join the windows clients root user account has been used,  how to make other user account to do this job , in my example i have created an account support and added him to the ntadmins group please suggest me how to setup such that this user will be able to join the windows systems to the samba domain.

Thanks in advance.
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D_wathi
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arnoldCommented:
The user has to have local administrative rights on the windows workstation to make changes to it?
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D_wathiAuthor Commented:
Sir Thanks for the reply. as i have done netgroup mappings if i add the system admin to the ntadmins group with this will the system admin will be able to join the clients to the domain please suggest. Thanks.
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arnoldCommented:
Presumably the netadmins group is defined within your Debian Samba+PDC. The unassociated system does not have this association until it is joined into the  "samba+PDC" setup.
For a user to join an unassociated system into a Domain, the user must have local administrative rights.

http://2stech.ca/index.php/linuxtutorials/117-join-windows-xp-pro-to-a-samba-pdc-domain
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D_wathiAuthor Commented:
Sir ,Thanks for the reply. on the deskktop the user is the local administrator but what iam looking is instead of root  login for the domain join can any other use is a member of domain admin is possible. Please suggest.
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