[Samba] Trouble shooting a SAMBA 4 installation

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Thu Aug 22 02:44:17 MDT 2013

On 22/08/13 03:17, Andres Tarallo wrote:
> Hi,
> A few days ago, we did a SAMBA 4 installation, intended to work as a DC. We
> followed the "Samba AD DC Howto".
> We runed samba-tool, with parameters:
>   " domain provision --use-rfc2307 --interactive". We put as REALM "COMPANY"
> and as domain "COMPANY.LOCAL". Other options we used the suggested defaults.
Hello, you seem to have provisioned realm, & domain the wrong way round, 
it should have been
realm "company.local" domain "COMPANY"


> If we query DNS with the following query it success:
> host -t SRV _ldap._tcp.COMPANY.
> host -t A samba4.COMPANY.
> if we query for COMPANY.LOCAL the query fails. We tried the same querys in
> a working Windows AD DC an we get the results described in the Howto.
> Any help is appreciated
> Andrés

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