[Samba] Windows 2016 RSAT not connect with samba4 DC

Michael Howard mike at dewberryfields.co.uk
Fri Nov 27 19:14:57 UTC 2020

On 27/11/2020 17:31, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
> On 27/11/2020 17:25, Rommel Rodriguez Toirac wrote:
>> El 27 de noviembre de 2020 11:43:58 GMT-05:00, Rowland penny via 
>> samba <samba at lists.samba.org> escribió:
>>> On 27/11/2020 16:21, Rommel Rodriguez Toirac via samba wrote:
>>>>    Hello all;
>>>> I use the RSAT of Windows Server 2016 to manage a samba4 server
>>> (4.11.4) where
>>>> the Active Directory of my network runs. Since this Win2016 using
>>> (sorry for
>>>> the language) Administrative Tools/Active Directory Users and
>>> Computers, I
>>>> connect to the samba4 Domain Controller and do the necessary tasks
>> >from there. I also use it from Administrative Tools/DNS.
>>>> I recently added an additional Domain Controller (samba 4.13.2), but
>>> cannot
>>>> connect to it using Administrative Tools/Active Directory Users and
>>> Computers
>>>> from the Win2016 server. I get an error related to "... RPC server is
>>>> unavailable", however, I do manage to connect to the DNS service.
>>>>    What could be happening? Any idea?
>>> Web services isn't running on the Samba DC because it hasn't been
>>> created yet, not sure if anyone is working a Samba version.
>>> Rowland
>>   I do not follow you or do not understand you...
>>   I said in my email, from the same server I be connected to another 
>> samba4.
>>   Why I can connect to an samba4 (4.11.4) ADDC and to the other DC 
>> (4.13.2) not?
> RSAT now requires web services, but Samba does not have web services, 
> so RSAT on the latest Windows does not work with a Samba AD DC.
> Is that clear enough ?
Ooh, I must remember not to ask any questions :)

Especially if English is not my first language, which it is, so I could 
probably work out that why 'Web services isn't running on the Samba DC' :)

Michael Howard

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