[Samba] machine being dropped from ads

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon May 5 23:01:00 GMT 2008

On Mon, 2008-05-05 at 09:54 -0700, Kyle Corupe wrote:
> I've noticed this happening quite often, my server after a while gets
> dropped from the domain controller. I join it like this...
> net ads join -U samba at CORPEDIA.INTERNAL -S windowsserver.corpeda.internal
> I came in this morning and noticed that I could not login to my shares, so I
> did a net ads info. and it came back with could not find any login servers.
> I re-ran the above command, and restarted smb and winbind. And everything is
> working again.
> Would anyone know why this is happening?

Perhaps for some reason your AD domain controller is enforcing a maximum
password age?  I think we try to set a 'password does not expire', but
given the timed nature of the failure, this is where I would start

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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