[Samba] I can't join my Linux client to my Samba DC.
rpenny at samba.org
Tue Jun 1 14:59:28 UTC 2021
On 01/06/2021 15:36, Jason Long wrote:
> Thank you.
> My Samba DC has a DHCP server too.
I do hope your DC has a fixed IP.
> My "/etc/hosts" file contents is:
> # cat /etc/hosts
> 127.0.0.1 localhost localhost.localdomain localhost4 localhost4.localdomain4
> ::1 localhost localhost.localdomain localhost6 localhost6.localdomain6
Can someone tell me where 'localdomain' actually came from ? 127.0.0.1
is the ipaddress for the local host or 'lo', hence 'localhost', as far
as I am aware, there is no such thing as 'localdomain'
> And I modified "/etc/resolv.conf" file as below:
> # cat /etc/resolv.conf
> search mydomain.z
> nameserver 192.168.56.7
> And edited "smb.conf" file as below:
> workgroup = MYDOMAIN
> security = ADS
> # realm = MYDC.MYDOMAIN.Z
> realm = MYDOMAIN.Z
> And tried to join my Linux client to my Samba DC, but I got below error:
> # net ads join -U administrator
> Enter administrator's password:
> Using short domain name -- MYDOMAIN
> Joined 'CLIENT' to dns domain 'mydomain.z'
Your client is now joined to the domain.
> No DNS domain configured for client. Unable to perform DNS Update.
> DNS update failed: NT_STATUS_INVALID_PARAMETER
But it hasn't updated its dns record in AD, not that this matters if
your DHCP server is updating the records in AD.
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