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I have been attempting to join my Fedora machine to my 2008 AD DS domain (testdomain.lcl) for some time now. I have followed this article:

But with no luck. I have also tried Likewise. The error I am getting is "Error in domain join verification (credential setup failed): NT_Status_Invalid_Computer_Name.

I have one server on which I've set up AD DS, DNS, and DHCP services. I have verified that the Fedora machine is getting an IP and I can do an nslookup to the domain controller.

Here are the relevant parts of my smb.conf file:

password server=
idmap uid=16777216-33554431
template shell=/sbin/nologin
winbind use default domain=false
winbind offline logon=false

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What's the system's hostname? – Shane Madden Nov 18 '11 at 22:25
The Fedora system's hostname is fedoratest.testdomain.lcl The domain controller's hostname is test.testdomain.lcl – AdamF Nov 18 '11 at 22:33

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