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Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
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You are trying to join an AD Domain with Samba using the proper command. But it fails similar to this:
nil:# net ads join -U USERNAME
This behaviour can have two reasons:
Option 1: there is a setting for netbios name that differs from the hostname
e.g. the hostname of the machine would be “rumburak” and the netbios name in smb.conf would be set to”grumpfelpumpfel”
Correction: unset the netbios name or set it to the hostname
Option 2: the FQHN of the machine resolves different to the IP
.e.g. the hostname of”rumburak.miracle-workers.com” resolves to 10.10.0.1, the reverse lookup of 10.10.0.1 resolves to “bielefeld.deutschland.de”
Correction: correct the Name Server entries
Alternative: use /etc/hosts to ensure correct Name resolution and reverse lookup. In the above example the line in /etc/hosts would read
10.10.0.1 rumburak.miracle-workers.com rumburak
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