[Samba] DNS error when join domain (Win 7 -> SAMBA 4)

Francesco Malvezzi francesco.malvezzi at unimore.it
Thu Nov 14 00:32:03 MST 2013

> Error while attempting to join the domain
> Fails when trying to resolve the DNS name of a domain
> controller in the domain being accessed .. 
> The DNS (Samba Internal DNS
> Server) is working right. I tested with the commands: 
> host -t SRV
> _ldap._tcp.samdom.example.com.
> host -t SRV
> _kerberos._udp.samdom.example.com.
> host -t A
> samba.samdom.example.com.

What about joining to samdom.example.com (as opposite to MYDOMAIN)?

A quick nbtstat from the client helps you spot a dns issue.


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