[Samba] Failed to join domain: failed to precreate account in ou (null): Out of memory

Karolin Seeger kseeger at samba.org
Thu Apr 1 03:45:32 MDT 2010

Hi Andrew,

On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 09:14:10AM -0400, Andrew Tranquada wrote:
> Anyone else have this problem? We are kind of stuck as 3.4.x seems to hang
> when any of our multiple AD servers are rebooted, and 3.5 seems to not have
> that problem. Right now we are installing 3.4.5 then upgrading to 3.5.1, we
> would much rather install just 3.5.1
> On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 1:09 PM, Andrew Tranquada <
> andrew.tranquada at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > with samba 3.5.1 if I were to join a server to the domain and specify an OU
> > to create the computer object in, i getFailed to join domain: failed to
> > precreate account in ou (null): Out of memory
> >
> >
> > However, if I run the same command with samba 3.4.5 it works.
> >  Did the syntax change? I cannot see anything about it
> >
> > net ads join createcomputer="Linux_Servers" -U <user>%<pass> -n core278468

I think you hit bug https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7204.
The patch will be included in Samba 3.5.2 (scheduled for April 7).
Maybe you would like to test the patch...


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