[Samba] Re: Strange nslookup results and can´t join ad domain

Knut Kroeger tontal at gmx.net
Sat Nov 25 19:22:50 GMT 2006


Jay Flory schrieb:
> Knut
> When you say that you tested it with nslookup, what exactly did you test?
> Did you test the whole string _ldap._tcp.dc._msdcs.REALM? 

Yes, exactly like your description.
Strangewise it worked on XP machines but _not_ on Linux.

  I have had
> several problems with DNS and Windows Server 2003.  Try running the dcdiag
> program from the windows resource CD.  The command should be something like
> dcdiag /c /fix.  This should automatically fix any DNS problems.

Automatically? I´ll take a look on it.

> Hope this helps.

Thanx for your help


> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Knut Kroeger" <tontal at gmx.net>
> Newsgroups: gmane.network.samba.general
> Sent: Tuesday, November 21, 2006 11:21 AM
> Subject: Strange nslookup results and can´t join ad domain
> Hello to all,
> first, I would join a win2003 domain running in hybrid mode. It´s a SuSE
> 10.0 Linux box with samba 3.0.23d from sernet. I successfully got a
> kerberos ticket with kinit, klist schows me the result. But I can´t join
> the ad domain. After entering "net ads join -U Administrator at REALM" and
> the admin pw I´ve got this error message after a few minutes(!):
> utils/net_ads.c:ads_startup ads_connect: Operations error
> The logfiles offers that there might be an error with the name
> resolution: cannot resolve host: _ldap._tcp.dc._msdcs.REALM
> As reported I´ve tested this with nslookup: No result on the Linuxbox,
> but it works on XP clients on the same subnet (?). I´ve checked twice
> the configuration of the dns on the XP machine an the Linuxbox: Identical.
> I would be happy if there is anybody with a hint to solve this.
> Greets
> Knut

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