[Samba] Winbind Craziness
rpenny at samba.org
Sat Jul 28 08:28:36 UTC 2018
On Fri, 27 Jul 2018 21:25:04 +0000 (UTC)
ray klassen via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> so I had some time to follow this bunny trailand found that even
> though all the other servers had no problems this one continued
> to.Every so often a new computer couldn't connect and then it would
> be all better after a net leave/net join. Net join would not work
> without -S <MyDC> in the command lineWhat I found out was that most
> net rpc commands such as net rpc testjoin would also fail without -S
> <MyDC> in the command linewhereas they would work find for any other
> box. I also noticed that a tdbtool dump of secrets.tdb was pretty
> nearly empty whereas other servers had lots of info.The difference
> was in the smb.conf line "name resolve order"
> earlier I had taken the advice (the more fool me, I guess) of the man
> page with recommends
> "name resolve order = wins bcast" in a AD environment.
> when I changed it back to
> "name resolve order = lmhosts wins host bcast"
I think you should look at your dns ;-)
I doubt whether you have a lmhosts file on the Samba server, so if you
remove that, the line becomes 'wins host bcast' and the only
difference between that and what you had, is 'host'.
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