[Samba] File server fails to start

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Aug 18 06:04:56 UTC 2021

On Tue, 2021-08-17 at 21:02 +0000, Thaddeus Waldner via samba wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to set up a Samba file server and join it to a Samba AD.
> The file server and DC are both running Ubuntu 20.4 and Samba version
> 4.14.6.
> I’m using instructions from the samba wiki.
> DNS appears to work, as far  as I can tell. Samba-tool domain join
> was successful.

It might have seemed successful, but it was the wrong command :-)

You should have used 'net ads join -U Administrator'

I do not know exactly what you have now, but it isn't a Unix domain


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