[CentOS] DNS problem while trying to join windows 7 to samba3x pdc

Thu Jul 8 18:50:04 UTC 2010
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Doug Coats wrote:
>> I do think that I have hit upon an issue.  The WINS data for samba is
>> kept in /var/cache/samba.dat but it is updated dynamically with nmdb. 
It has
>> dated data.  When I moved the server I changed the server name slightly
>> and so the WINS data points to the old name at the current IP.  In fact
>> this network rebuild I changed most of my computer names and they are
>> all incorrect.  I think I need to shut down all three instances of samba
>> clear the wins data and then start them all again so that they populate
>> scratch.
> Correction to that.  Only the WINS server has data in this location.

Um, does a timing issue come into play here? If the local clock is not
within a few seconds, we can't connect to AD (we are going through
kerborous). Is there time data in the cache?