samba4 from BDC to PDC

Amitay Isaacs amitay at
Wed Dec 28 03:12:02 MST 2011

On Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 8:41 PM, Daniele Dario <d.dario76 at> wrote:

> I'm setting up another VM with the latest git sources of samba4.
> When I'm done with the build, should I run the samba-tool domain join to
> join as another DC on the domain or should I run samba-tool vampire to
> synchronize the new DC with the other one?

You can use samba-tool domain join.

> On the new DC do I have to prepare also bind9+DLZ or am I supposed to
> work only with the one on the PDC?

You can either run two DNS servers, or a single one. As long as both DCs can
connect to a name server that should be fine.


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