Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Sun Feb 8 01:56:15 MST 2015

On 06/02/15 18:45, Bob of Donelson Trophy wrote:
> I have been struggling with getting a member server to join my domain.
> Thanks to testing and using a VM, I can get the test member server to
> join my domain. The member server on "real hardware" cannot join, well
> sort of.
> When I "join", I get:
> net ads join -U Administrator
> Enter Administrator's password:
> Using short domain name -- DTS***M
> Joined 'DTMBR01' to dns domain 'dts***m.lan'
> DNS Update for dtmember01.dts***m.lan failed: ERROR_DNS_UPDATE_FAILED
> And when I "leave", I get:
> net ads leave -U Administrator
> Enter Administrator's password:
> Deleted account for 'DTMBR01' in realm 'DTS***M.LAN'
> So, I look for what where?

Hi Bob, your machine is actually joining the domain, it is the dns 
adding bit that is failing, try joining again and see if you can connect 
from another client, if it doesn't, run 'samba-tool dns add --help' and 
from this work out how to add the computers dns records.


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