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"cifs domain preferred-dc check" shows DC status 'down' and status details 'Part of domain but does not offer Netlogon service'

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Applies to

  • ONTAP 9
  • CIFS/SMB

Issue

  • On running a preferred-dc check, the DC status shows 'down' and status details show 'Part of domain but does not offer Netlogon service' as shown below. 

Example:

cluster1::> vserver cifs domain preferred-dc check -vserver svm1 -server-ip 10.xx.xx.190
Vserver: svm1
Domain Name             DC Address            Status Status Details
----------------------- -----------------     ------ ----------------------
naslab                  10.xx.xx.190          down   Part of domain but does not offer Netlogon service

 

  • The preferred-dc is set using 'NetBIOS' name 

cluster1::> vserver cifs domain preferred-dc show -vserver svm1
Vserver  Domain Name Preferred Domain Controllers
-------- ----------- ----------------------------
svm1     naslab      10.xx.xx.190

 

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