[Samba] Domain self join

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Nov 11 16:28:19 UTC 2016

On Fri, 11 Nov 2016 17:19:13 +0100
Ronny Forberger via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> I want to authenticate against Samba 4 using samba and sssd on FreeBSD
> using this guide:
> http://serverfault.com/questions/599200/how-to-integrate-active-directory-with-freebsd-10-0-using-security-sssd
> The problem is, the machine I want to install authentication on is the
> domain controller itsself.
> So the following commands show the errors:
> net ads join createupn=host/macy.ronnyforberger.de at RONNYFORBERGER.DE
> -k -d1 Host is not configured as a member server.
> Invalid configuration.  Exiting....
> Failed to join domain: This operation is only allowed for the PDC of
> the domain.
> The host role is active directory domain controller.
> Any ideas how i can join the domain with this host?
> Best regards,
> Ronny

Two things here, one, you don't join a DC to the domain, it is already
joined. Secondly, you are asking in the wrong place for SSSD problems,
try the sssd-users list, they are the sssd experts.


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