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

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Tue Jun 12 19:27:24 MDT 2012

On Tue, 2012-06-12 at 21:54 +0100, Hafeez Bana wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> I can definately replicate it because it took 3 days to track down
> trying different things. 
> Here is how you do it:
> 1) Setup a windows DC
> 2) Run samba-tool join DC for a machineA
> 3) Kill machineA for a couple of days (in my case 3 days)
> 4) Join machineB using step 2 - crash on samba-tool join.
> The windows machine should start flagging error messages saying it has
> not been able to replicate for a number of days. Using ntdsutil.exe to
> clean up the machineA entries makes step 4 work.

If you can post the details of the crash (backtrace from python, or get
it all under gdb and get the C backtrace) that would be most helpful.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 

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