[Samba] does samba need heimdal or something else
schulz at adi.com
Thu Mar 27 13:17:05 MDT 2014
> I'm trying to understand what is definitive about samba 4.x as an AD DC.
> First, does samba need to have heimdal or mit kerb installed? Following the
> how to at
> I don't see that it does.
> After getting samba to work in its plain defaults, I then proceeded to
> configure it to use bind9 as shown in the bind howto -
> But I then found I was getting errors running samba_dnsupdate --verbose
> so then I installed hiemdal and configured the /etc/krb5.conf to have the
> realm name of may samba domain.
> This probably was superfluous as I still go the same error.
> So I investigated further and modified /etc/resolv.conf so that in pointed
> to the host I'm workinging on -- where I installed bind.
> Then running samba_dnsupdate --verbose --all I get lots of errors the
> common one is
> ;; UPDATE SECTION:
> _gc._tcp.bearfam.org. 900 IN SRV 0 100 3268 b11.bearfam.org.
> ; Communication with 127.0.1.1#53 failed: operation canceled
> ; Communication with 188.8.131.52#53 failed: unexpected error
> could not talk to any default name server
> Failed nsupdate: 1
> Calling nsupdate for SRV _gc._tcp.default-first-site-name._sites.bearfam.org
> b11.bearfam.org 3268
> So I conclude my first error was a failure to get /etc/resolv.conf correct.
> What what do I do about the 'operation canceled' message ? Is samba still
> unable to talk wtih bind? do I still need some kind of config for heimdal ?
> The bind migration guide mentions running kinit and getting admin tokens
> for the domain -- but I'm still wondering about the requirement for heimdal
> Please advise.
> David Bear
Looking at the logs from when I built Samba 4.1.6 from source, I see that
the Samba source comes with a version of Heimdal and that on systems that
do not come with Heimdal the build will use the embedded Heimdal.
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