[Samba] Server not found in kerberos database (with net ads join)

Joel Therrien Joel_Therrien at uml.edu
Wed Feb 10 14:14:27 MST 2010

Darn! It is, and from what I saw there, this issue has not yet been 

Sounds like I am out of luck until this gets resolved.


On 2/10/2010 3:45 PM, Dale Schroeder wrote:
> What version of libkrb5-3 do you have?  If it's 1.8x, see
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=566977
> Dale
> On 02/10/2010 2:35 PM, Joel Therrien wrote:
>> Hi All,
>>     After running into a few issues in trying to join my debian 
>> (squeeze) box to
>> a windows 2008 server, I am running into this (hopefully last) 
>> problem...
>> When I try to do te net join command, I get the following
>>> nanoelecfs:/home/joel# net join ads -S XX.XX.XX.XX dn 
>>> Enter EEng_LDAP's password:
>>> [2010/02/10 15:20:10,  0] libads/sasl.c:819(ads_sasl_spnego_bind)
>>>   kinit succeeded but ads_sasl_spnego_krb5_bind failed: Server not 
>>> found in Kerberos database
>>> Failed to join domain: failed to connect to AD: Server not found in 
>>> Kerberos database
>>> ADS join did not work, falling back to RPC...
>>> Enter USERNAME's password:
>>> Could not connect to server XX.XX.XX.XX
>>> Connection failed: NT_STATUS_BAD_NETWORK_NAME
>> I have the following debain package installed for samba (2:3.4.5~dfsg-1)
>> on top of this, I have no idea why I need to specify the domain path
>> as well as the specific IP address of the server. But without those, 
>> I don't
>> even get this far... not specifying the server specifically results 
>> in a "can't
>> find domain controller". And if it matters, yes, the DNS I use is 
>> actually
>> the same machine as the domain controller I am trying to connect to.
>> Well, any thoughts would be appreciated.
>> Joel Therrien

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