Moving a s4 DC to a different host
abartlet at samba.org
Tue Oct 16 20:59:16 MDT 2012
On Tue, 2012-10-16 at 18:59 +0200, Marc Muehlfeld wrote:
> we have to move our samba4 DC (we just have one DC at the moment) to a
> different host with different name/IP. What would be the best way for that?
> - Install bind/samba/etc. as in the s4 wiki on the new host
> - Join the new machine as DC like described here:
> - Copy sysvol content to the new server
> - Unjoin the domain (samba-tool domain demote) on the old server
> - Remove everything of s4 from the old server
> Is this the correct way? Do I have to pay attention to anything else?
Pretty much. You may need to move the fsmo roles across before the
demote, otherwise it can fail.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
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