[Samba] Kerberos not working after moving Samba AD DC to new server

Sebastian Arcus s.arcus at open-t.co.uk
Fri Mar 9 11:20:15 UTC 2018

On 09/03/18 10:52, Sebastian Arcus via samba wrote:
> I am moving a Samba AD DC to a new server (I am merging two different 
> hardware servers serving different functions). The new server has the 
> same name as the old one, and same IP addresses on the network 
> interfaces. I have moved the following directories:
> /var/lib/samba
> /var/cache/samba
> /etc/samba/
> /var/named/
> Samba will start, Bind starts (I'm using the Bind backend), the dns 
> tests from Samba wiki work fine, but the following doesn't work and I 
> can't figure out why:
> # kinit Administrator
> kinit: Cannot contact any KDC for realm 'MYDOMAIN.LAN' while getting 
> initial credentials
> The domain name above is correct, but for some reason Kerberos doesn't 
> seem to be working. Does the Kerberos side of things need any other 
> files which I should have copied from the old server?

Sorry for the confusion - I just checked the old server and I get the 
same error. Is there any way of troubleshooting Kerberos further?

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