[Samba] Internal DNS not coming up in 4.18.0

Anantha Raghava raghav at exzatechconsulting.com
Fri Mar 24 09:57:33 UTC 2023

On 24/03/23 2:52 pm, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> On 24/03/2023 09:16, Anantha Raghava via samba wrote:
>> Hi,
>> How can I be so foolish? I just can't imagine.
>> The issue was in smb.conf file. the the server's "netbios name" was 
>> reading as AD instead of DC, which was the actual host name. 
>> Basically I had copied contents of smb.conf file from old server 
> Why were you copying the smb.conf from one DC to another ?
> The join would create the required smb.conf and if you had mentioned 
> that you had done this, I would have asked why.
Normal practice. Instead of typing those 4 or 5 additional lines for 
RFC, TLS, NTLM and other security related settings, copying the whole 
file was easy. Copying the file is fine, but not observing the "netbios 
name" and Host name was a blunder.
> Rowland

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