[Samba] How do I join a samba 3 client to a samba 4 AD server?

steve steve at steve-ss.com
Mon Jul 9 05:03:39 MDT 2012

On 09/07/12 12:27, Quinn Plattel wrote:

> # net ADS JOIN -U Administrator
> Enter Administrator's password:
> Failed to join domain: failed to lookup DC info for domain 'MYDOMAIN.NET'
> over rpc: Invalid server state
Hi Quinn

We got a similar message when DNS wasn't working. We added the server IP 
to /etc/hosts and made the server IP the only DNS entry in 
/etc/resolv.conf on the client and we could then join.

Otherwise make sure that
  host server
on the client works.

Good luck,

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