[Samba] Interdomain trust with different WINS servers
reijnders at tor.nl
Mon Jun 14 01:43:59 MDT 2010
Ehmm, isn't nmblookup ignoring the lmhosts file, like nslookup ignores
the hosts file?
Juan Asensio Sánchez schreef:
> I have tried with lots of lmhosts formats, but it looks nmbd is ignoring the
> lmhosts file when trying to resolve hostnames using nmblookup. nmblookup
> gives the correct data when the name of the machine is in the DNS server.
> So now, i wonder if the trust relationship could be done using entries of
> DNS server, but i don't know what format must have these entries in the ldap
> I know the documentation says that all servers must use the same WINS
> server, but in our case this is impossible. All we can do is configure Samba
> so the WINS server all use the same DNS server.
> Any idea or help how to configure this?
> 2010/5/27 Gaiseric Vandal <gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com>
>> I think the syntax may be the same as for Microsoft lmhosts
>> On 05/26/2010 05:35 AM, Juan Asensio Sánchez wrote:
>>> I am trying to stablish a relation between two different Samba domains.
>>> domain has two PDCs, all they are WINS servers, and the two domains are in
>>> different subnets. They are configured to use LDAP as the
>>> database. First, I will create the relation, being DOM1.CORP the trusted
>>> domain, and DOM2.CORP the trusting domain, so in a server of DOM1.CORP, I
>>> create a user this way:
>>> DOM1-S1$ /usr/bin/perl -w /opt/ldap/smbldap-tools/bin/smbldap-useradd -W
>>> 5 'DOM1.CORP$'
>>> DOM1-S1$ smbpasswd -i DOM1.CORP$
>>> The two commands are OK, and the domain account is created in LDAP, in
>>> ou=Computers. I can see the machine in "getent passwd". Now, in a server
>>> the trusting domain, i run the command:
>>> DOM2-S1$ net rpc trustdom establish 'DOM1.CORP'
>>> [2010/05/26 11:21:03, 0] utils/net_rpc.c:rpc_trustdom_establish(5647)
>>> Couldn't find domain controller for domain DOM1.CORP
>>> Well, I know this is normal because servers of DOM2 don't know anything
>>> about DOM1. I suppose I will have to add the entries of the two servers of
>>> DOM1 in lmhosts, and the entry for the own domain, but i can't get it to
>>> work. Now, my lmhosts is this:
>>> 127.0.0.1 localhost
>>> 22.214.171.124 DOM1-S1
>>> 126.96.36.199 DOM1-S2
>>> 188.8.131.52 DOM1.CORP
>>> 184.108.40.206 DOM1.CORP
>>> But the previuos command gives error again. Even if I run nmblookup
>>> the servers or the domain, i get errors:
>>> DOM2-S1$ nmblookup -R -U localhost 'DOM1.CORP'
>>> added interface ip=220.127.116.11 bcast=18.104.22.168 nmask=255.255.255.0
>>> querying DOM1.CORP on 127.0.0.1
>>> name_query failed to find name DOM1.CORP
>>> Is this the right way to stablish the relationship? How should I add the
>>> entries to the lmhosts file?
>>> Regards and thanks in advance.
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