[Samba] Cannot authenticate the administrator account

Sketch smblist at rednsx.org
Wed Apr 29 14:30:16 MDT 2015

On Wed, 29 Apr 2015, Andrey Repin wrote:

>> Netbios name is basically irrelevant here.
> NETBIOS HOST name? Irrelevant. NETBIOS DOMAIN name? Not quite.
>> Do you mean that the realm
>> name does not have to match the workgroup name?
> There's no such requirement. AD domain is resolved from NETBIOS multicast or
> from domain suffix provided by DHCP or configured in system settings.
> But the end result is that the system receive correct DNS name once and then
> work out from that purely through DNS.

Makes sense.  I know the netbios name should only matter for older 
clients, but I thought Samba still cared about it.  I guess the DC 
shouldn't, though, since it's a modern DC.

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