After Samba server leaves domain, clients get: This account is not authorized to login from this station

simo idra at
Tue Jun 12 18:19:20 MDT 2012

On Tue, 2012-06-12 at 15:44 -0700, Richard Sharpe wrote: 
> Hi folks,
> I am seeing this problem. A Samba server was joined to a domain. Then
> we removed it and made sure to delete the DDNS entry.
> However, workstations that were using services on that node before the
> unjoin now get "This account is not authorized to login from this
> station" when trying to connect with \\short-name\share where
> short-name is the first comp of the hostname.
> It seems like there is some cache that the Windows client has that has
> to be cleared out.
> Does anyone know how to resolve this. (Using the IP address or the new
> FQDN works, not the short form.)

You have a krb ticket in the cache ?


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at>
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at>

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