[Samba] Unable to join domain

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Oct 8 07:16:43 UTC 2021

On Thu, 2021-10-07 at 21:35 -0400, Rob Campbell wrote:
> I created a new vm and was able to get through the wiki
> successfully.  A few notes.
> samba-tool dns zonecreate <Your-AD-DNS-Server-IP-or-hostname>
> 0.99.10.in-addr.arpa didn't work.  I needed to do samba-tool dns
> zonecreate <Your-AD-DNS-Server-IP-or-hostname> 0.99.10.in-addr.arpa
> -U Administrator.  I was logged into the server as root but it tries
> to authenticate as the user you're logged in with.

I will find and fix that.

> There is an issue using Fedora as the PDC but can I use it as a DC or
> at least a file server?  If so, is there a specific wiki for that?

No such thing as a PDC in AD, all AD DC's are equal, it is just that
some of them can have FSMO roles. There are numerous issues with using
MIT kerberos with a Samba AD DC, which is why it is marked
experimental, but you can use the fedora packages for a Unix domain
member or standalone server.


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