[Samba] Problems joining a domain with a large number of DCs
eric.diven at edsiohio.com
Tue Nov 18 19:19:27 GMT 2008
> > > I'm having issues joining samba to a domain with a large
> number of
> > > domain controllers. The domain is a mixed windows
> > 2003/windows 2008
> > > domain. The samba server is Solaris 10 update 5 running on SPARC.
> > >
> > > I have a custom samba build of samba 3.0.28 on the server
> > because we
> > > need Tobi Oetiker's samfs patch. Because of the issue
> that version
> > > has with passwords longer than eight characters on Solaris,
> > I've also
> > > build samba 3.0.24 for using net to join the domain.
> > You might want to use the latest git checkout of 3-0-test,
> for example
> > available via
> > http://repo.or.cz/w/Samba.git?a=snapshot;h=af33c8b3521564c;sf=tgz
> > as there have been fixes for the server affinity cache during join.
> > Volker
Volker, you're awesome. I finally got a chance to get everybody in the
same room and try it out, and lo, it just worked. Thanks!
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