problems adding 2008R2 to BDC to samba4 DC

Pavel Herrmann morpheus.ibis at
Mon Nov 21 09:43:47 MST 2011


I would start by looking at FSMO roles (if you have a single DC you should 
have them all on that machine), and at DNS responses (dunno which queries it 
uses though)

disclaimer: this is purely derived from the error message, with no guarantees.


On Monday 21 of November 2011 11:24:24 Aaron Solochek wrote:
> I'm running the 4.0 samba-master from git.  I updated it on friday in hopes
> that something new would fix my issues, but it didn't.
> I'm trying to add a windows server 2008R2 backup DC to the existing samba4
> setup.
> When I run the AD domain services installation wizard on windows I get the
> following error:
> "Failed to examine the Active Directory forest.  The error was:
> Expected value ridMasterServer.dnsHostName not found."
> I'm not even sure where to start debugging this.  Any ideas would be
> appreciated.
> Thanks.
> -Aaron

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