[Samba] Disable NETBIOS during "domain provision" or "domain join" (Samba 4 AD)
kastl at b1-systems.de
Sat Mar 20 10:12:33 UTC 2021
thanks for the fast answer.
On 20.03.21 at 11:04 Rowland penny via samba wrote:
> Initially, I thought you were referring to the netbios domain name aka
> workgroup, but it sounds like you are referring to the computers short hostname.
> The 15 character limit on the hostname length is dictated by Active Directory,
> so the cure for your problem is easy, stop using very long hostnames.
Actually I was half expecting this answer, but I was hoping there would be
> sorry if this isn't what you wanted to hear, but it is something that would
> happen on a Windows domain.
Understood, not samba's fault. :-)
But: Is the computer's shortname actually really needed? Or can the use of the
short NETBios names be disabled?
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