[Samba] Samba Active Directory Domain Controller

lingpanda101 lingpanda101 at gmail.com
Wed May 3 19:57:24 UTC 2017

On 5/3/2017 2:00 PM, Anantha Raghava via samba wrote:
> Hello,
> I have implemented Samba as Active Directory Domain Controller with 
> Version 4.6.3 on CentOS 7.3, el-514. We have 4 domain controllers 
> named as DC1, DC2, DC3 and DC4. DC1 & 2 are in one location and DC3 & 
> 4 are in a different location. DNS is SAMBA INTERNAL. All 4 servers 
> are properly synchronizing and even GPO updates are working properly 
> with rsync process.
> However, off late we have been noticing that on some Windows XP with 
> Service Pack 3 and Windows 7 with Service Pack 1, after joining 
> domain, when user is logging in for the first time, as per policy, the 
> DC will force the user to change their password. When user changes 
> password, PC reports, cannot reach domain or your relationship with DC 
> is not trusted and it happens randomly for some users.
> We are unable to figure out what's happenning.
> Can some one guide us in figuring out and fixing this issue?
> Thanks in advance.

Can you provide your smb.conf on one of your DC's? Are you able to look 
through event viewer on the workstation exhibiting the issue and see 
anything relevant?


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