[Samba] After joining domain, Samba uses the workgroup name, not the FQDN when running the net ads command
L.P.H. van Belle
belle at bazuin.nl
Fri Dec 4 08:54:13 UTC 2015
Can you give try the following :
what is the output of hostname -y.
You probly get the messages " hostname: Local domain name not set. "
Dont worry, should not hurt, but for thesting, you can set :
sysctl -w kernel.domainname="windows.corp.XXX.com"
and for testing you can try to set you resolv.conf to (
Yes.. !! domain and search are mutaliy exclusive.. we know, but try it.
Restart neworking after above changes.
The output of /etc/hostname
( should contain only the (hostname -s) value )
Can you try the following.
Put in smb.conf
dns proxy = yes
Run : testparm -v | grep net , i want to see the output.
Especialy netbios name =
Test above out, one at a time.
I say, start with the dns proxy in smb.conf
Then the resolv.conf
Then the kernel domain
> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: samba [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] Namens Rowland penny
> Verzonden: donderdag 3 december 2015 23:08
> Aan: sambalist
> Onderwerp: Re: [Samba] After joining domain, Samba uses the workgroup
> name, not the FQDN when running the net ads command
> On 03/12/15 21:55, Jonathan S. Fisher wrote:
> > It doesn't work, even with the DNS set as such:
> > root at freeradius:~# sudo net rpc info -UWINDOWS\\Administrator
> > Unable to find a suitable server for domain WINDOWS
> > Our registered domain is XXX.com. corp.XXX.com <http://corp.XXX.com>
> > and windows.corp.XXX.com <http://windows.corp.XXX.com> are internal
> > and not resolvable on any public DNS server.
> > I was curious if anyone else had any comments on these two questions I
> > had:
> > * What is this lmhosts thing it's looking for?
> lmhosts is the windows version of /etc/hosts, if you have a line in
> smb.conf that references this, I would suggest you remove it unless it
> matches the default one: name resolve order = lmhosts wins host bcast
> > * Is this what went wrong? > internal_resolve_name: looking up
> > WINDOWS#1b (sitename (null))
> Possibly, but your client should find everything via DNS.
> Does your smb.conf match the one that can be found on the Samba wiki
> (with changes for your NETBios name & realm)? This is known to work.
> > What is lmhosts?
> > What does it think our sitename is null?
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