[Samba] Error joining Samba 4.7.4 DC to existing Win2008R2 domain

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Mar 2 14:32:13 UTC 2018

On Fri, 2 Mar 2018 15:15:49 +0100
Claudio Nicora <claudio.nicora at gmail.com> wrote:

> This could be the right way...
> > There is a bit of a problem with that, it should be:
> >
> > DC=SRVAD-NEW,DC=samdom.local,CN=MicrosoftDNS,DC=DomainDnsZones,DC=SAMDOM,DC=LOCAL
> The SAMDOM.LOCAL zone is set to replicate to the whole forest (maybe 
> I've missed that info on DNS config, anyway Domain-only replication
> is ok for me too).
> I've changed it to replicate to only Domain DNS and now the DNS
> record is like you wrote.
> I've deleted the manually created record, rerun "samba-tool join"... 
> same error.
> I've then manually recreated the SRVAD-NEW A record, rerun
> "samba-tool join" and it now goes one step forward and stops at CNAME
> record creation (partial log taken with -d9):
> ===
> Adding DNS A record SRVAD-NEW.SAMDOM.LOCAL for IPv4 IP:
> Adding DNS CNAME record 
> 73347556-45cf-4951-9814-81d6daa6a236._msdcs.SAMDOM.LOCAL for 

Is bind9 running during the join ?
How have you set up bind ?


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