[CentOS] Problems joining Samba toa w2000 AD PDC

Wed Apr 6 15:13:57 UTC 2005
Sean O'Connell <oconnell at soe.ucsd.edu>

On Wed, 2005-04-06 at 11:19 +0100, Mário Gamito wrote:
> Hi,
> I have this (Linux) Samba file server, that indeed is a client of a 
> Windows 2000 Server PDC, using Active Directory.
> I am the Samba machine admin, but not the Windows one.
> I have to join the Samba machine to the PDC on the 2000 server.
> I ask the Windows 2000 server admin to come to my Samba machine and 
> insert his login and password to join my machine, but i always get the 
> same error (after my signature, along with other relevant data).
> I tried:
> # net ads join -Uzbr at dte.ua.pt
> What could be causing the error ?
> Another question.:
> In the moment of joining the Samba machine to the PDC on the Windows 
> 2000 Server, the Samba daemons must be up or down (i've read 
> contraditory things about this issue) ?
> Any help would be apreciated.
> Warm Regards,
> Mário Gamito
> ------------
> [root at tux moreira]# # net ads join -Uzbr at dte.ua.pt
> foobar at foobar.pt's password:
> [2005/04/06 09:24:16, 0]
>    ads_connect: Cannot find KDC for requested realm
> [root at tux moreira]#


Have you fixed your /etc/krb5.conf to reflect your AD domain? Can you
kinit as zbr? I had a similar problem with kinit, and it turned out that
I had not fully configured my krb5.conf to reflect our AD domain (still
had some references to EXAMPLE.COM .. d'oh :)

Hope that helps,
Sean O'Connell
Office of Engineering Computing         oconnell at soe.ucsd.edu
Jacobs School of Engineering, UCSD      858.534.7916 (47916)