[Samba] Can't ping on the samba server with it's name

Michael De Groote ict at sint-pietersschool.be
Tue Apr 30 07:24:44 MDT 2013

FIrst thing that comes to mind:
is the machine that the samba4 AD DC is on also set as primary DNS on the
A little bit more details about the setup would be welcome (clients receive
ip-settings via dhcp? or static ips in a test-env?)


2013/4/21 Ikram Dissem <ikramdissem at gmail.com>

> Hi,
> I'm trying to configure samba as an AD DC so i'm referring to the
> configuration described on the sambawiki
> Everytthing works fine except that when i wont to manage Samba AD domain
> with windows, this one didn't ping on the server machine only by the IP
> adress.
> it can't recognize the server by it's name
> i attached two capture screens one concerning the error and the other
> concerning ip adress of the samba server
> i really don't know how to solve this problem, i should administrate the
> samba domain as soon as possible
> Thanks for your response
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Michael De Groote
ICT-coordinator Sint-Pietersschool Korbeek-Lo
ICT-support Sancta Maria Basisschool Leuven

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