Samba4 BDC with Samba4 PDC
mike at dewberryfields.co.uk
Mon Jun 11 06:00:33 MDT 2012
On 11/06/2012 10:46, Daniele Dario wrote:
> Hi Mike,
> it seems to me that basic replication is OK.
> As I said, when I got it working I manually started replication for DNS
> 1. DomainDnsZones from PDC to BDC
> 2. ForestDnsZones from PDC to BDC
> 3. wait for a while and check it with samba-tool drs showrepl: you
> should see that replication has started (for now only in one
> direction) and works fine. To be sure I restarted samba on both
> PDC and BDC.
> I. it seems to me that at this point you can check the
> zones with samba-tool dns query on BDC. For me
> replication was partial so let me know if you see
> complete records or just names
> 4. DomainDnsZones from BDC to PDC
> 5. ForestDnsZones from BDC to PDC
> 6. wait for a while and check again with samba-tool drs showrepl
> (I've restarted again samba on both DCs)
> If all works fine you can proceed with samba_upgradedns on BDC and see
> if private/dns partition is created than you can start bind on BDC.
Well, I finally got the replication to work, in a test virtual
environment, but like you, I had to manually start the replication of
the DomainDnsZones & the ForestDnsZones. Also, existing dns records are
not populated on the secondary DC, only new entries but I guess that
isn't a big deal.
Now to try on my real network :)
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