[Samba] Samba 3.0.0 Beta 3: "krb5_cc_get_principal failed" but "Join to realm" successful?

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Aug 20 16:49:49 GMT 2003

On Wed, Aug 20, 2003 at 06:01:03PM +0200, Axel Suppantschitsch wrote:
> Hiya,
> 	as I was not capable of getting only close to join the RC1 of
> Samba 3.0 to my ADS realm, I downgraded to the Redhat 9.0 rpm version of
> Samba 3.0 Beta 3 from download.samba.org.
> With this package I get a lot closer to a "working solution". Anyway,
> Kerberos is not working as supposed during the "net ads join" process
> which should leave a bunch of Kerberos credentials in the ticket cache.
> Not in my case, where the join of the ADS realm seems to be successful
> (Samba server is visible in "Active Directory Users and Computers"), but
> _NO_ Kerberos credetials are available at all due to an error...
> YES, I have changed the Administrator password after I "raised" the Win
> 2003 Server to a Domain Controller! And YES, I already tried RC1 (I
> compiled the rpms exactly as instructed with the delivered spec file and
> the affiliated shell script (see post "[Samba] Samba 3.0.0 RC1: Unable
> to find a suitable server")!
> Once again the process of the "successful join" to my ADS realm with the
> missing Kerberos credentials:

I think we do it all on a 'in memory' keytab now, so we don't store it about
after the join.

If you manually kinit I think it just uses that cache.

Andrew Bartlett

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