[Samba] Domain join issues - 4.9.0[SOLVED]

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Nov 20 19:56:28 UTC 2018

On Tue, 20 Nov 2018 13:34:18 -0600
Robert Steinmetz AIA via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Thanks to everyone who responded. I have now figured out what
> happened and why it wasn't working. Apparently somethings changed
> between the time I set up the machine and my attempt to add another
> users.
> When I initially set up the workstation I installed the recommended 
> registry settings. Those were still in place.
> I discovered that part of the problem was that somewhere the wins
> server information was deleted. Once I added that to the network
> setting I could see and join the domain including browsing all of the
> machines in it but I still could not log in.
> Checking the PDC I found that the PDC was running winbindd. Once I
> shut that down everything worked as expected.
> I was able to log in using any valid domain user.
> I have removed the winbind package from the PDC so I should be good
> to go.
> Again thanks a lot.

Hang on, you do not need wins on an AD DC, but you do need winbind. You
also are now describing the DC as a PDC, is it a DC, or is it a PDC
(aka NT4-style domain controller) ?

I am totally confused now ;-)


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