[Samba] Changing PDC Domain name

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Oct 11 19:54:07 GMT 2005

On Tue, Oct 11, 2005 at 12:13:32PM -0600, Dwight Tovey wrote:
> Thanks.  So if the domain name is changed, we can just declare that this
> is an entirely new setup.  In that case, should I delete all the tdb's?  I
> can probably delete the machine accounts from LDAP to force them to
> rejoin.  Would I need to recreate or update anything in the user or group
> entries?

That's easiest.

> BTW: How does the SID get generated?  At one time I wound up with a
> sambaDomainName LDAP object that had a SID different from any other SID in
> LDAP.  I have no idea what I did to trigger this though and I haven't been
> able to duplicate it yet.

The SID is generated randomly on startup if one isn't found in the secrets.tdb.


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