[Samba] Trouble Connecting Windows 8.1 RSAT to Samba Domain
1100100 at gmail.com
Mon May 4 13:26:00 MDT 2015
Forgot to report: WinRM Service is active as process ID 292 on the windows
On Mon, May 4, 2015 at 3:15 PM, Mike <1100100 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sounds like a great presentation and I wish I could attend.
> The steps are:
> 1. Downloaded and installed the RSAT for Windows 8.1 X64.
> 2. Log into Windows 8.1 client with Domain Administrator account.
> 3. Execute Server Manager.
> 4. From Server Manager Dashboard, I choose "Manage" from the top menu,
> and then Add Servers.
> 5. The Add Servers screen shows up with the Active Directory Tab
> highlighted. It already shows the samba server domain name. Example: if
> full domain name is internal.example.com, what shows in the Location:
> field is "internal".
> 6. I fill in the CN: a10 and click Find Now. The Samba server machine
> name shows up in the field below. I highlight it and then click the ">"
> button to make it show up in the "Selected" field to the right. Then click
> 7. I'm then back at the All Servers page and I click the Refresh option
> under Tasks drop-down menu. The refresh fails and produces a red flag
> icon. The error details state:
> a10: Refresh failed with the following error: The RPC Server is
> a10: Configuration refresh failed with the following error: The metadata
> failed to be retrieved from the server, due to the following error: WinRM
> cannot complete the operation. Verify that the specified computer name is
> valid, that the computer is accessible over the network, and that a
> firewall exception for the WinRM service is enabled and allows access from
> this computer. By default, the WinRM firewall exception for public
> profiles limits access to remote computers within the same local subnet.
> The windows client is on the same local subnet.
> The windows client can authenticate to the samba server using the domain
> User account and/or the Administrator account.
> All necessary ports are open on the samba server.
> The computer name is correct and hostname -f reports
> I appreciate your help. Please let me know if there's anything else I can
> Best regards,
> On Mon, May 4, 2015 at 2:14 PM, Marc Muehlfeld <mmuehlfeld at samba.org>
>> Hello Mike,
>> Am 04.05.2015 um 15:50 schrieb Mike:
>> > I saw the following thread in the samba list archives but no solution:
>> > http://marc.info/?l=samba&m=141214808508452&w=2
>> > Host OS: CentOS ver 7.1503
>> > Samba: Version 4.1.17-SerNet-RedHat-11.el7
>> > Samba4 is running with internal DNS.
>> > I'm able to add a domain user with samba-tool and connect Win 8.1
>> client to
>> > the domain.
>> > When I run Microsoft Server Manager and try to "manage" the server using
>> > Administrator credentials, I receive the following error:
>> > "Target computer not accessible 5/4/2015."
>> > The Server Manager activity notification states, "The refresh failed
>> > because WinRM is not running and could not be started."
>> > I have performed ipconfig /all on the Win 8.1 client and Samba4 box is
>> > listed in the "DNS Server" output.
>> Can you give some step-by-step instructions, so I an try to reproduce it?
>> I just installed the RSAT, opened ADUC, DNS, etc. or started mmc.exe and
>> added the corresponding snap-ins.
>> > Sidenote: I'm curious how many Samba4 domain admins choose to use the
>> > tools; or, whether most prefer to use samba-tool to config and manage
>> > domain users, groups, and services.
>> This answer is part of my SambaXP presentation (http://www.sambaxp.org/)
>> in two weeks. ;-)
>> Slides, raw data and a full report of the user survey I will publish
>> after the conference and announce here on the list, as well.
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