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CIFS server creation fails with an error reason LDAP Error Local error occurred

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Applies to

  • CIFS 
  • Windows Active Directory


New CIFS server creation fails with LDAP Local error

Cluster1::>vserver cifs create -vserver svm1 -cifs-server ntapsvm01cifs01 -domain ntap.local -ou OU=test,DC=ntap,DC=local
Enter the user name: xxxxx
Enter the password:

Error: Machine account creation procedure failed
[ 30857] Loaded the preliminary configuration.
[ 30914] Successfully connected to ip, port 88 using TCP
[ 31167] Successfully connected to ip, port 389 using TCP
[ 31167] Entry for host-address:, not found in the current source: FILES. Ignoring and trying the next available source
[ 31331] Successfully connected to ip, port 88 using TCP
[ 31413] FAILURE: Unable to SASL bind to LDAP server using GSSAPI:** Local error
[ 31413] Additional info: SASL(-1): generic failure: GSSAPI Error:Unspecified GSS failure. Minor code may provide more information (Server not found in Kerberos database)
[ 31415] Unable to connect to LDAP (Active Directory) service on ntapdc01.ntap.local(Error: Local error)
[ 31415] Unable to make a connection (LDAP (ActiveDirectory):NTAP.LOCAL), result: 7643

Error: command failed: Failed to create the Active Directory machine account "ntapsvm01cifs01". Reason: LDAP Error: Local error occurred.

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