Samba4 success as a peer-DC to Windows 2008 ... plus some questions.

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Jun 12 13:15:44 MDT 2012

On Tue, 2012-06-12 at 15:48 +0100, Hafeez Bana wrote:
> Hi All,
> Just wanted to congratulate all of you on the new Beta release and also
> mention that I've successfully installed samba4 as peer DC on ubuntu server
> 12.04LTS. I have a guide I have put together that maybe helpful to someone
> else - where should I post this? This also includes some
> Also as a note for others on the list - I had an issue with Samba throwing
> a segmentation fault whenever I tired to join it to domain as a DC. I
> tracked this down the following: the Windows AD was having issues
> replicating to an old DC and it would not allow any new DC's to peer with
> it. You need to use ntdsutil to run a metadata cleanup and purge the failed
> dc (or use dcpromo to demote the dc) - then everything will work.

If you can reproduce the segfault, we would like to fix it, rather than
need a workaround. 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 

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