Samba net ads join command fails with error "failed to lookup DC info for domain...over rpc: Logon failure" after installing Patch 119757-22 (Doc ID 1466429.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 10 1/13 U11 [Release 10.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 A Solaris 10 Samba server updated to Samba version 3.6.4 by patch 119757-22 (SPARC) or 119758-22 (X64/X86) joining a Domain with a Windows Server 2008 R2 server could have the net ads join command fail with the following error:

# net ads join -U administrator
Enter administrator's password:
Failed to join domain: failed to lookup DC info for domain 'DOMAIN' over rpc: Logon failure

 

Changes

 The Solaris system was updated to Samba Version 3.6.4 via the Solaris 10 patch 119757-22 (SPARC) or 119758-22 (X64/X86).

 

Cause

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