[Samba] Re: smbclient kerberos issue

Ryan Bair ryandbair at gmail.com
Wed Oct 8 02:57:47 GMT 2008

Nope, it's got a real .com to it. The behavior was the hostname
returned the hostname and hostname -f also returned just the
shortname. If it had returned an error instead of just the hostname, I
think it would have been ok from my quick view of the Samba source.

On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 2:51 PM, James Zuelow
<James_Zuelow at ci.juneau.ak.us> wrote:
> This is just a guess:
> Does your domain end in .local?
> If so, avahi would hijack DNS lookups for anything like
> domain_controller.company.local -- and since your DC probably doesn't
> have Bonjour installed on it, it gets no answer and reports back with a
> host not found.  Unfortunately that's a valid DNS response, so your
> system does not then fall back to regular DNS.
> James Zuelow....................CBJ MIS (907)586-0236
> Network Specialist...Registered Linux User No. 186591
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From:
>> samba-bounces+james_zuelow=ci.juneau.ak.us at lists.samba.org
>> [mailto:samba-bounces+james_zuelow=ci.juneau.ak.us at lists.samba
> .org] On Behalf Of Ryan Bair
>> Sent: Sunday, 05 October, 2008 10:44
>> To: Gerald (Jerry) Carter
>> Cc: samba at lists.samba.org
>> Subject: Re: [Samba] Re: smbclient kerberos issue
>> It seems like it was a problem avahi which mistakenly made its way
>> into my nsswitch.conf. After removing mdns4_minimal and mdns4, I
>> rejoined to the domain and everything works great. I'm a bit confused
>> as to how this caused the problem, but I'm very happy to have it
>> fixed!
>> Thanks

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