samba 4.7.0 AD DC: FSMO roles transfer error

Rowland Penny rpenny at
Wed Oct 11 18:11:43 UTC 2017

On Wed, 11 Oct 2017 20:03:03 +0200
Daniele Dario <d.dario76 at> wrote:

> Hi Rowland,
> the DCs are both local and running on ubuntu 16.04 x64.
> The timeout problem disappear if I put a second delay between transfer
> calls.
> The other error happens exactly when transfer dns roles is performed
> and adding the import seems to fix the issue.
> Daniele

sudo apt-get install python

Might be a good idea, Just checked and Ubuntu 16.04 comes with python
3.5.1 by default and the whilst the Samba python code is being ported
to python 3, you still need python 2.7


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