Moving a s4 DC to a different host

Marc Muehlfeld Marc.Muehlfeld at
Tue Dec 4 14:17:13 MST 2012

Am 04.12.2012 21:34, schrieb Ricky Nance:
> I seem something similar to this a few weeks back, samba-tool dbcheck --fix
> --cross-ncs seemed to take care of my issue.

Thanks for the hint, but it doesn't help. I run the dbcheck on both DC before 
the fsmo seize (just to be sure), but still the NT_STATUS_IO_TIMEOUT_

# samba-tool dbcheck --fix --cross-ncs
Checking 4076 objects
Checked 4076 objects (0 errors)

# samba-tool fsmo seize --role=naming
Attempting transfer...
ERROR(ldb): uncaught exception - Failed FSMO transfer: NT_STATUS_IO_TIMEOUT
line 175, in _run
     return*args, **kwargs)
   File "/usr/local/samba/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/samba/netcmd/", 
line 160, in run
     self.seize_role(role, samdb, force)
   File "/usr/local/samba/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/samba/netcmd/", 
line 126, in seize_role
     transfer_role(self.outf, role, samdb)
   File "/usr/local/samba/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/samba/netcmd/", 
line 53, in transfer_role


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