[Samba] Cannot join server to Samba4 NT4 domain

Mgr. Peter Tuharsky tuharsky at misbb.sk
Mon May 2 07:58:57 UTC 2016

Isn't this problem connected too to badlock patches? I have encountered
this after upgrade of fileserver from 4.1.17 to 4.2.10 (Debian).
Although it could have happened anytime between these two versions...

Dňa 28.04.2016 o 17:14 Rowland penny napísal(a):
> On 28/04/16 15:16, MI wrote:
>> I have a Samba 4 NT4 PDC (Version 4.1.17-Debian) with openLDAP.
>> I would like to add another server, and have it authenticate users
>> against openLDAP. I thought I had to add the new server to the domain
>> with "net rpc join", but that seems to think I want to join an AD
>> domain, and fails:
>>     # net rpc join -U root%mypassword
>>     No realm has been specified! Do you really want to join an Active
>> Directory server?
>>     Failed to join domain: failed to lookup DC info for domain
>> 'MYDOMAIN' over rpc: This error indicates that the requested
>>     operation cannot be completed due to a catastrophic media failure
>> or an on-disk data structure corruption.
> I did something similar last week in a test domain and had a similar
> problem, I got it to work by using 'administrator' instead of 'root'.
> It still complained about active directory, I think somebody changed
> 'net' without considering NT-4 style domains.
> Rowland

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