How to enable Linux machines to resolve Windows hostnames

Unable to Join domain, unable to resolve hostname - Server However, I followed the same steps (setting the DNS IP) on the Desktop computer and it can resolve the DC hostname with no problems. I have tried disabling the Windows firewall with no success. I have also tried adding an entry in the hosts file to resolve the domain (KBNET.local) to the IP address of the DC server which was not successful. Sudo Unable To Resolve Host - Psychz May 31, 2017 DNS won't resolve hostname through VPN? - Spiceworks

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