Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance: Unable to generate negotiation blob (GSS minor error): host/domain name not found (Doc ID 2199097.1)

Last updated on MAY 11, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-2 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS3-4 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
Oracle ZFS Storage ZS4-4 - Version All Versions to All Versions [Release All Releases]
7000 Appliance OS (Fishworks)

Symptoms

Customer did not have the management interface in DNS on the passive head of an active/passive cluster.  After the upgrade the system was left running on the passive head.

It was noted that the following messages were filling up logs/debug.sys

Unable to generate negotiation blob (GSS minor error): host/domain name not found

Oct 11 11:00:21 systemname smbd[2328]: [ID 165786 daemon.notice] Unable to generate negotiation blob (GSS major error): Unspecified GSS failure. Minor code may provide more information
Oct 11 11:00:21 systemname smbd[2328]: [ID 648024 daemon.notice] Unable to generate negotiation blob (GSS minor error): host/domain name not found.

While the customer didn't experience any performance issues with SMB, the log entries were reported quite frequently.

Cause

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