[Samba] Domain Authentication oddities

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Oct 10 23:12:18 GMT 2005

On Thu, Oct 06, 2005 at 10:49:26AM -0700, Eduard Tieseler wrote:
> I am running Samba 3.0.10-1.4E on RHEL 4.0.  I was able to join this server
> to the domain using the 'net ads join' command and it created a machine
> account in AD with the name of the server.  My issue is that I can
> authenticate using domain credentials when I access the server from a
> Windows computer using //SMBSERVERNAME/SHARE, however when I access the
> server using //SMBSERVERIPADDRESS/SHARE I can not authenticate with domain
> credentials, I must use an account local to the SMB Server.
> (SMBSERVERNAME/username)  Please help me with this issue, I have checked a
> fair amount of the archive and google to no avail.  I have included snippets
> of log files, config files, and some results from commands below:  THANKS

In order to get a kerberos ticket, you need a server (service) name.
krb5 auth doesn't work with just an IP address, it's falling back to


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