smb.conf realm issue with

sk_tech101 at sk_tech101 at
Thu Aug 25 19:55:03 UTC 2016

We are using samba for doing ntlm authentication with a windows server 2003(or higher) domain controller. We set security=domain in smb.conf


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    On Thursday, August 25, 2016 12:02 AM, Andreas Schneider <asn at> wrote:

 On Wednesday, 24 August 2016 22:28:25 CEST sk_tech101 at wrote:
> Hello,
> Please let me know if this is a wrong mailing list to discuss smb.conf
> related issue. I am hitting issue following issue after upgrading to samba
> 4.4.5. I think I should not need realm, can anyone help?

Which kind and version of a domain controller do you join?

> root at jut[12]###/mail/product/samba/bin/net rpc join -I -S DEVWIN
> -U "administrator%home"Failed to join domain: Invalidconfiguration ("realm"
> set to '', should be '') andconfiguration modification was not
> requested My smb.conf
> workgroup=devwin2k#workgroup=
> #realm=
> netbios name=goodguy
> password server=
> #password server=
> security=domain
> #security=ADS
> #kerberos method = system keytab
> winbind uid=10000-20000
> winbind gid=10000-20000
> winbind use default domain=yes
> winbind separator=:
> max log size=50000
> wins server=
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