Samba 4.3.0 FSMO roles transfer

Rowland Penny repenny241155 at
Tue Sep 8 16:22:05 UTC 2015

On 08/09/15 17:03, bogdan_bartos wrote:
> What is the procedure in transfering the FSMO roles tro another DC? I am
> running the latest 4.3.0 release. I can see all 7 roles with ./samba-tool
> fsmo show.
> Is ./samba-tool fsmo transfer issued first for all 7 roles, then
> ./samba-tool fsmo seize issued?

You should attempt to transfer the roles first and if that fails, you 
can then try to seize the roles. If you do not use the '--force' option 
whilst trying to seize the role, it will attempt to transfer the role first.


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