help with net vampire error

Kamen Mazdrashki kamenim at
Fri Oct 15 12:12:54 MDT 2010

Hi Aaron,

On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 20:16, Aaron Solochek <aarons-samba at> wrote:
> I'm trying to add another server as a secondary DC, and net vampire is failing.
>  This is on 64bit ubuntu, using the packages version
> 4.0.0~alpha14-bzr14327-ppa162+179~maverick1
> I tried the same thing on an earlier version of samba4 and had the same problem.
> Anyone have some pointers?  I'd really like to get this working.
> Thanks.
> -Aaron
> bar:/var/lib#net vampire -Uadministrator
> Password for [foo.COM\administrator]:
> CLDAP response: netbios=foo
> server_site=Default-First-Site-Name  client_site=Default-First-Site-Name
> Become DC [bar] of Domain[foo]/[]
> Promotion Partner is Server[] from Site[Default-First-Site-Name]
> Options:crossRef behavior_version[2]
>        schema object_version[47]
>        domain behavior_version[2]
>        domain w2k3_update_revision[9]
> libnet_BecomeDC() failed - NT code 0xc00020ee
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/samba/netcmd/", line 99, in _run
>    return*args, **kwargs)
>  File "/usr/lib/python2.6/dist-packages/samba/netcmd/", line 51, in run
>    (domain_name, domain_sid) = net.vampire(domain=domain, target_dir=target_dir)
> RuntimeError: NT code 0xc00020ee

It's very strange you are getting this error...
Could you please try running 'net vampire' with higher log level?
Something like:
net vampire -Uadministrator -d10

Kamen Mazdrashki

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