[SATLUG] What am I doing wrong to connect to an Active Directory?

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Mon May 17 14:43:45 CDT 2010


what do you get from an nslookup of that name from the box giving you the
error?



On Mon, May 17, 2010 at 2:41 PM, Jeremy Mann <jeremymann at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've got a Samba server I need to connect to the campus AD. I set up
> Kerberos first, /etc/krb5.conf contains:
>
> [libdefaults]
> dns_lookup_realm = false
> default_realm = UTHSCSA.EDU
>
> [realms]
> UTHSCSA.EDU = {
>        kdc = ***.***.uthscsa.edu
>        default_domain = uthscsa.edu
>        }
>
> [domain_realms]
> .kerberos.server = UTHSCSA.EDU
>
> My AD account is an Administrator and able to connect Windoz machines
> to the AD, but when I try to kinit this server, I get:
>
> kinit(v5): Cannot resolve network address for KDC in realm UTHSCSA.EDU
> while getting initial credentials
>
> So I google that error and it tells me something is wrong with the DNS
> not resolving that name. The problem is, DNS can resolved that name.
>
> What else should I look for?
>
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>
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