[Samba] UNSOLVED: Difficulties with Windows XP: failed to find cifs/fileserver.y.z at Y.Z in keytab (arcfour-hmac-md5)

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Jan 17 12:44:56 UTC 2017

On Tue, 17 Jan 2017 04:30:31 -0800 (PST)
rawi via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Samba - General mailing list wrote
> > And there is your problem, AD lives (or dies) on DNS, unlike NT. You
> > have this line 'dns-nameservers' in your smb.conf. It is
> > useless, it is pointing to itself and you are not running a dns
> > server, even if you were running a dns server, it shouldn't point to
> > itself.
> Oh and I forgot, I am running a DNS server on the DC, on the right
> port and with all my clients are needing.
> They are only not served trough samba but directlly by bind. If they
> (clients) would see any difference, I couldn't join at all with any
> machine, isn't it?

As I asked if you are using BIND_DLZ, I take it you are using the
totally unsupported flatfiles. It wouldn't take much to start using
Bind9 in the way that Samba supports, just why do you not want to do
this ?


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