[Samba] I want to use CNAMES for my SAMBA server, how?

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Tue Jul 11 01:15:18 GMT 2006

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Don Meyer wrote:

> My question though is what are the ramifications of 
> a similar situation:   Where the CNAME might be
> dynamically moved to point to another system's base
> IP address in the case of a transfer of service/fail-over.
> Does this servicePrincipalName for the FQDN need to
> be deleted and added to the new host's object, or 
> can the same servicePrincipalName be added to each
> machine's object?  -- each machine that might be
> used to host that service address, that is...

Maybe I misunderstood the original questions.  Are we
trying top get krb5 authentcation working with cname
records?  Is the client actuall requesting a service
ticket cifs/${name} and the request is failing?
Or is something else wrong?  I admit I only briefly
read the original post.

cheers, jerry
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