mkpasswd, mkgroup

Corinna Vinschen
Fri Dec 31 13:28:00 GMT 1999

Michael Nelson wrote:
> C:\Documents and Settings\mikenel>errmsg 2453
> Error Message: Could not find domain controller for this domain.
> On Thu, 2 Dec 1999, Brian Jones wrote:
> > What does it mean when mkpasswd -l -d DOMAIN gives you the error message,
> > "Cannot get PDC, code = 2453".  I'm thinking that it is having trouble
> > getting in touch with the primary domain controller or could it mean the
> > primary domain controller isn't handing out the information mkpasswd is

The problem is mainly an error in mkpasswd source. While scanning
the command line it reads the domain name not from argv[cur_pos] but
from argv[1] by mistake. This is fixed in newer snapshots.

> > requesting?  Are other options for mkpasswd documented somewhere?

Call `mkpasswd' without arguments.


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