buhorojo buhorojo.lcb at gmail.com
Sun Feb 8 02:21:15 MST 2015

On 06/02/15 19:45, 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?
The DC handling the join does not know the fqdn of the member server. Add: dtmember01.dts***m.lan dtmember01 localhost
to /etc/hosts
then rejoin

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