net ads join when using a precreated computer object and using credentials from a different domain does not add the SPN or DNS attributes

Richard Sharpe realrichardsharpe at
Wed Jul 3 19:36:12 MDT 2013

On Fri, Jun 28, 2013 at 4:32 PM, Jeremy Allison <jra at> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 28, 2013 at 10:16:23AM -0700, Richard Sharpe wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> With Samba 3.6.x net ads join we are seeing cases where if you join
>> with a pre-created computer object and use credentials from a
>> different domain in the AD forest, the SPN and DNS attributes are not
>> added to the computer object.
>> Is this a known bug?
> Nope. Scope it out and log it if it's reproducible.

Turned out to be a problem with our code that was calling net ads join etc.

Fixed now.

Richard Sharpe

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