[Samba] After joining domain, Samba uses the workgroup name, not the FQDN when running the net ads command

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny241155 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 16:10:54 UTC 2015

On 01/12/15 15:47, Jonathan S. Fisher wrote:
> Great things to investigate... thank you.
> Ok, so everything is pingable. I've checked to make sure I can send 
> TCP and UDP traffic between the hosts with netcat.
> > Does your dhcp server deliver the required info?
> For DNS? Yes, it tells the client to use I'd be in a 
> world of hurt otherwise!
> > Does 'hostname -d' return the fully qualified domain name of the client?
> No, it doesn't return anything actually! Maybe this is why is keeps 
> trying to send ask for SRV records in WINDOWS instead of 

Then your dhcp server isn't sending all the required info, or your 
dhcpclient isn't using all it gets :-)

My dhcp servers sends:
subnet-mask broadcast-address time-offset routers
domain-name domain-name-servers netbios-name-servers


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