[Samba] Logging into Linux from Domain-joined Win10 desktop works for hostnames, not VIPs

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Jun 5 20:00:49 UTC 2021

On Sat, 2021-06-05 at 15:56 -0400, Vincent S. Cojot via samba wrote:
> From any Windows10 desktop in the home, I can PuTTY without a password 
> prompt to <hostname1.lasthome.solace.krynn>.
> If I try to PuTTY to <floating1.lasthome.solace.krynn>, my user gets 
> prompted for its password.
> Any ideas? I'm just stumped.. (I don't use Win10 but some of my children 
> do and one has a need to ssh from it to a Linux box).

Access by hostname might be using Kerberos tickets, but these only work
to names, not IPs.  If you want to use additional names, these need to
be a servicePrincipalName on the host.

Andrew Bartlett

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