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

Rob Thoman emailthomasrob at gmail.com
Fri Mar 9 11:22:02 UTC 2018

Check the kr5b.conf and confirm DNS is working

On Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 9:20 PM, Sebastian Arcus via samba <
samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> 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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