Quest of SUSE 10 with Server2k8 AD authentication

steve steve at
Thu Feb 13 04:30:53 MST 2014

On Thu, 2014-02-13 at 09:49 +0200, Danie Wessels wrote:
> >>As part of the net ads join process, the machine is registered. 
> registered as what?
> as Domain Controller in the domain if realm is set to domain and security = user?
> as Computer on Domain is security = ads?

net ads join will join the computer to the domain and register its name
in DNS. Hence the DNS server must be able to work out the name of the
computer _before_ you issue the the command. Hence:
> >> If it is not then the DC does not know the fqdn of the VM.
> >> An easy way to make sure is to un-join, add the fqdn to the localhost line in hosts.conf and rejoin.
You can still join, but that first dns update is vital if you want to
avoid issues later.

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