Unable to join ESXi 6.5 hosts to domain after disabling the SMBv1 on domain controllers
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Unable to join ESXi 6.5 hosts to domain after disabling the SMBv1 on domain controllers


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  • After disabling the SMBv1 on domain controllers, ESXi Domain joining fails with an error similar to:
  • In the /var/log/likewise.log, you see the entries similar to:

20170728181606:DEBUG:lwio:RdrResolveToDomain():driver.c:889: Error at ../lwio/server/rdr/driver.c:889 [status: STATUS_NOT_FOUND = 0xC0000225 (-1073741275)]
20170728181606:TRACE:netlogon-ipc:lwmsg_peer_log_message():peer-task.c:212: (assoc:0xa602240 >> 75) CALL REQ LWNET_Q_RESOLVE_NAME:
        pwszHostName = "ADC1.test.local"
20170728181606:TRACE:netlogon-ipc:lwmsg_peer_log_message():peer-task.c:212: (assoc:0xa602240 >> 75) CALL RES LWNET_R_RESOLVE_NAME:
        pwszCanonName = "ADC1.test.local"
        dwAddressListLen = 1
        ppAddressList =
                AddressType = LWNET_IP_ADDR_V4
                Address = <arm:Ip4Addr>
20170728181606:DEBUG:lwio:RdrSocketTaskConnect():socket.c:1019: Error at ../lwio/server/rdr/socket.c:1019 [status: STATUS_PENDING = 0x00000103 (259)]
20170728181606:DEBUG:lwio:RdrSocketTask():socket.c:1246: Error at ../lwio/server/rdr/socket.c:1246 [status: STATUS_PENDING = 0x00000103 (259)]
20170728181606:DEBUG:lwio:RdrSocketRead():socket.c:1773: Error at ../lwio/server/rdr/socket.c:1773 [status: STATUS_PENDING = 0x00000103 (259)]
20170728181606:DEBUG:lwio:RdrSocketReceivePacket():socket.c:701: Error at ../lwio/server/rdr/socket.c:701 [status: STATUS_PENDING = 0x00000103 (259)]
20170728181606:DEBUG:lwio:RdrSocketDispatchPacket2():socket.c:1423: Error at ../lwio/server/rdr/socket.c:1423 [status: STATUS_INVALID_NETWORK_RESPONSE = 0xC00000C3 (-1073741629)]
20170728181606:DEBUG:lwio:RdrSocketTaskTransceive():socket.c:1134: Error at ../lwio/server/rdr/socket.c:1134 [status: STATUS_INVALID_NETWORK_RESPONSE = 0xC00000C3 (-1073741629)]
20170728181606:DEBUG:lwio:RdrSocketTask():socket.c:1251: Error at ../lwio/server/rdr/socket.c:1251 [status: STATUS_INVALID_NETWORK_RESPONSE = 0xC00000C3 (-1073741629)]

​​​Note: The preceding log excerpts are only examples. Date, time, and environmental variables may vary depending on your environment.


This issue occurs if SMBv2 is enabled on an ESXi host and SMBv1 is disabled on Active Directory.


This is a known issue affecting VMware ESXi 6.5.

This issue is resolved in VMware ESXi 6.5, Patch Release ESXi650-201712001, available at VMware Patch Downloads.
For more information on downloading patch, see How to download patches in Customer Connect (1021623).
For more information, VMware ESXi 6.5, Patch Release ESXi650-201712401-BG: Updates esx-base, esx-tboot, vsan, and vsanhealth VIBs (2151104)