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HA node unable to join AD domain after applying HA SP3

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SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension


After upgrading a node in an HA SP2 cluster to HA SP3 the Windows Domain Membership plug-in in YaST fails to add the node to the AD domain.

An error written to the y2.log file during the attempt to join is:
2014-02-24 14:42:15 <2> Testsrv(23874) [Perl]
modules/ 'clustering' not defined in


If you have an HA cluster with Samba installed but Samba is intensionally NOT clustered, you can uninstall ctdb.

After uninstalling ctdb the plug-in will be able to join that node to the domain.


The yast2-samba-client was modified in SP3 to support cluster-wide domain membership using CTDB.  In the scenario where there is a cluster but Samba is not clustered, the cluster-wide domain join fails.  If you removed ctdb then it falls back to the stand alone join code and is now able to join.

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  • Document ID:7014642
  • Creation Date: 26-Feb-2014
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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