[Samba] failed to set machine spn: Operations error

Michael Wood esiotrot at gmail.com
Wed Sep 1 15:00:12 MDT 2010

On 1 September 2010 17:18, rajat swarup <rajats at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 5:50 AM, Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Uninstall Samba 4 and install Samba 3 instead.
> I uninstalled samba4 and installed samba3.  The samba daemon now
> starts without the error I was getting before ("Unknown enumerated
> value 'ads' for 'security'").  Thanks!

No problem :)

> But I still get the following error when I try to execute net ads join.
> Failed to join domain: failed to set machine spn: Operations error
> net rpc join works perfectly  (Message: Joined domain DOMAINNAME) but
> net ads join gives me the above error.

Sorry, I can't help you with that.  I have never used "net ads join".
Perhaps someone else can help.

A quick search on google for that error turns up lots of hits, but I
have not looked at any to see if there were solutions.

Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com>

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