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Unable to create a machine account in Active Directory. When creating SMB2 CIFS Server in ONTAP

 

Applies to

  • Clustered Data ONTAP 8.3
  • ONTAP 9

Issue

When attempting to create a CIFS vserver within Clustered Ontap, the following error is observed:

Cluster1::> vserver cifs create -vserver SMV1 -cifs-server SVM1 -domain company.com

In order to create an Active Directory machine account for the CIFS server,
you must supply the name and password of a Windows account with sufficient privileges to add computers to the "CN=Computers" container within the "company.net" domain.
Enter the user name: win_user Enter the password:*** 

2 Errors have been noted for this issue:

Machine account creation procedure failed
[ 153] Loaded the preliminary configuration.
[ 185] Created a machine account in the domain
[ 188] Successfully connected to 10.0.0.1:445 using TCP
[ 189] to connect to LSA service on SVM1.company.com (: RESULT_ERROR_SPINCLIENT_SOCKET_RECEIVE_ERROR)
[ 191] Successfully connected to 10.0.0.1:445 using TCP
[ 193] to connect to LSA service on SVM1.company.com (: RESULT_ERROR_SPINCLIENT_SOCKET_RECEIVE_ERROR)
[ 193] No servers available for MS_LSA, vserver: 5, domain: company.com.**
[ 193] : to make a connection** (LSA:COMPANY.COM), result: 6940
[ 193] Could not find Windows SID 'S-1-5-21-2755096389-2719828064-xxxxxxx-512'
[ 197] Deleted existing account 'CN=svm1,CN=Computers,DC=company,DC=com': command failed: Failed to create the Active Directory machine account "SVM1". Reason: SecD : no server available.

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Error: Machine account creation procedure failed
  [    85] Loaded the preliminary configuration.
  [   130] Created a machine account in the domain
  [   131] SID to name translations of Domain Users and Admins
           completed successfully
  [   134] Successfully connected to ip 10.0.0.1, port 88 using
           TCP
  [   137] Successfully connected to ip 10.0.0.1, port 464 using
           TCP
  [   163] Kerberos password set for 'SVM1.company.LOCAL' succeeded
  [   163] Set initial account password
  [   171] Successfully connected to ip 10.0.0.1, port 445 using
           TCP
  [   172] Unable to connect to NetLogon service on
           SVM1.company.local (Error:
           RESULT_ERROR_SPINCLIENT_SOCKET_RECEIVE_ERROR)
**[   172] FAILURE: Unable to make a connection
**         (NetLogon:COMPANY.LOCAL), result: 6754
  [   172] Unable to make a NetLogon connection to SMV1.company.local
           using the new machine account
  [   202] Deleted existing account
           'CN=SVM1,CN=Computers,DC=company,DC=local'
 
Error: command failed: Failed to create the Active Directory machine account "SVM1". Reason: Socket receive error.
Cause.

 

 

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