samba4 kinit failure, active directory and shares working

David Lindauer david at
Tue Feb 1 05:38:50 MST 2011

Got a phone call that our local network wasn't running this morning.  
Turns out, cat6 cable.  We replaced it, and now everything works and we 
can access the remote tools perfectly.  Samba4 is awesome =)  Great work 


David Lindauer
Director of Operations
Otlay Interactive

On 1/30/2011 1:51 PM, David Lindauer wrote:
> Nice, kinit is successfully granting tickets and klist verifies 
> they're active now.  Thanks =)
> Now with an active ticket and restarting, Samba logs (were previously 
> are still) showing: [Sun Jan 30 13:42:09 2011 EST, 0 
> ../../lib/util/util_runcmd.c:288:samba_runcmd_io_handler()]
> /usr/local/samba/sbin/samba_dnsupdate: Check your Kerberos ticket, it 
> may have expired.
> Trying to connect to AD through Server Manager or AD Administrative 
> Center are both showing that they're trying to connect but fail.  They 
> resolve the domain/workgroup, however I notice Server Manager (in the 
> beginning) popped up right away and connected to the logged in 
> account's AD, now it pops up or I have to manually connect to a 
> computer.  Admin Center shows "Canot find an available server in the 
> MYDOMAIN domain that is running the Active Directory Web Service 
> (ADWS).  It's possible Samba4 won't connect to Administrative Center, 
> not a program I've messed around with but figured it wouldn't hurt to 
> try a different pc with additional and alternate configs.

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