[Samba] Samba 4.11.6 cannot JOIN - 'Could not find machine account'

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Sun Feb 9 19:51:26 UTC 2020

On 09/02/2020 18:42, Rick Hollinbeck via samba wrote:
> Rowland,
>> Have you read this:
> https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/817470/how-to-reconfigure-an-msdcs-subdomain-to
> -a-forest-wide-dns-application
>> Is this what you have done ?
> Yes, this is the guide I used to move the _msdcs (thanks to your earlier post.)

Can you try the join command like this:

samba-tool domain join office.example.com DC -UAdministrator 
--password=TheActualPassword --dns-backend=BIND9_DLZ


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