[Samba] Joining Samba4 to existing AD

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Apr 12 17:06:54 UTC 2017

On Wed, 12 Apr 2017 11:54:42 -0500
Erick Ocrospoma <zipper1790 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi guys,
> I changed my /etc/hosts and looks like this:
> [root at lim-inf1-dns-02 ~]# cat /etc/hosts
>   localhost localhost.localdomain localhost4
> localhost4.localdomain4
> ::1         localhost localhost.localdomain localhost6
> localhost6.localdomain6
>      dc-01.example.com  dc-01
>  dc-02.example.com  dc-02
> So, to be clear, dc-01.example.com is the Windows AD hostname.
> dc-02.example.com is the linux machine itself

Remove the windows machine, it shouldn't be there.

The AD DC should be found by DNS, is the windows DC running a DNS
server ?

All you really need in /etc/hosts is: localhost
::1 localhost  dc-02.example.com  dc-02

I wonder if you need to pre-create the new DCs dns info in AD before
the join ?


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