[Samba] Samba unable to find SRV record during join

William Edwards wedwards at cyberfusion.nl
Wed Sep 7 18:39:46 UTC 2022

Rowland Penny via samba schreef op 2022-09-07 19:59:
> On Wed, 2022-09-07 at 19:39 +0200, William Edwards via samba wrote:
>> Although the join succeeded, no replication happens. Also, on the
>> existing DCs, the following errors are logged when using several
>> `samba-tool` commands such as `dns zonelist`:
>>      Cannot reach a KDC we require to contact (null) : kinit for
>> Administrator at CYBERFUSION failed (Cannot contact any KDC for
>> requested
>> realm)
> That is definitely a dns problem and you posted this as part of your
> join command in your intial post:
> samba-tool domain join cyberfusion.cloud DC -k yes
> Which would make your realm CYBERFUSION.CLOUD , so why are you getting
> 'ADMINISTRATOR at CYBERFUSION' above ? Hopefully it is just a
> cut&paste/typo error.

I used the down-level logon name (DOMAIN\username) notation. I wasn't 
aware that's not supported. I do not get these errors when using the 
User Principal Name.

> As for upgrading, I would hold off on that, it seems that there may be
> problems with the Debian Samba packages when used as a DC.

Could you elaborate? I wasn't able to find such reports.

> Rowland

With kind regards,

William Edwards

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