[Samba] unable to join to a Samba4 domain

Lukasz Zalewski lukas at dcs.qmul.ac.uk
Sat May 29 12:15:15 MDT 2010

On 27/05/2010 09:54, Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
> Am 25.05.2010 21:03, Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
>> Am 25.05.2010 20:55, Lukasz Zalewski wrote:
>>>> If I block LDAP on UDP, Windows does not send queries to LDAP on
>>>> TCP. Is
>>>> it the same for you?
>>>> And indeed, the error message is the same whether 389/UDP is blocked or
>>>> not.
>>> I'n my case if one protocol (TCP or UDP) in that port is enabled things
>>> seem to work. if both are disabled i get the error message. Have you
>>> tried to disable firewall on samba4 host just to rule it out? Presumably
>>> you don't have any other firewalls in the way? I will try to join
>>> Windows 2008 to the domain tomorrow as a test.
>> There is no firewall between the hosts.
>> I'll try to test it with Windows XP, but it may take 1-2 days before I'm
>> able to do it.
> Unfortunately, Windows XP SP3 fails to join a Samba4 domain as well.
> How can I troubleshoot it?

Are both the samba4 and client machine on the same subnet? If not are 
there any firewalls, or routers in the way?
Is your client dns configuration pointing explicitly at samba4



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