[Samba] Mounting samba volume by IP fails trust in AD

Herb Lewis hlewis at panasas.com
Wed Mar 30 12:04:56 MDT 2011

my guess is that reverse DNS lookups are failing for the IP

Walt Park wrote:
> Why would it be different between a microsoft share, and a samba share?
> A microsoft share works wth either name or IP, but samba only works for
> name, and not IP. Also, when it fails with "trust" error I never see a
> connection
> attempt at the samba server.
> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 11:34 AM, Volker Lendecke <Volker.Lendecke at sernet.de
>> wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 09:42:33AM -0500, Walt Park wrote:
>>> Any idea why IP mount fails trust with 2003 AD but Name would be ok?
>>> Is this a microsoft-ism to hate on samba, or am I missing something in my
>>> config?
>> It's possible that via name you're using kerberos but via ip
>> you're using ntlm. In the kerberos case Samba does not have
>> to ask the DC, in the ntlm case it does.
>> Volker
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