Samba 4.0.3 on CentOS 6.3 as PDC.

Thomas Simmons twsnnva at
Mon Feb 25 16:55:33 MST 2013

You're likely to get more support on the user's list (samba at

If you're certain everything is working on the server and the client
network config is correct (you have the DC's IP as the primary DNS server),
then my first guess would be iptables or selinux. If you need further
assistance, output from the following commands would be useful:

# test samba
smbclient -Llocalhost -UAdministrator
# test kerberos
# check iptables
iptables -nL
# check selinux
# netstat output
netstat -anp

On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 2:21 PM, Mike Stroven <
mike.stroven at> wrote:

> I finally have everything working that can be verified from the server
> command line. Running Bind9.8 with DLZ support. Verified Kerberos 5
> running. Now attempting to join Windows XP machines to the domain, and am
> getting an error: "The RPC server is unavailable". Any pointers?
> Thanks!
> -Mike

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