[Samba] got stuck with replacing win2k DC with samba4 DC
aoster at novanetwork.de
Tue Nov 1 04:35:20 MDT 2011
here is some more information from the samba log:
../source4/dsdb/common/util.c:3118: Warning: forestFunctionality not setup
Am 01.11.2011 11:06, schrieb Andreas Oster:
> Hello all,
> I have tried several times to replace an old Windows 2000 domain
> controller with a samba4 dc but failed to do so.
> here is what I did/tried:
> - copied the old DC and DNS (bind9) to a vmware machine
> - fixed some replication issues I had with the old 2k DC ( once had two
> DCs and one died and had to seize it)
> - downloaded 2008 R2 evaluation
> - performed adprep32 /forestprep, adprep32 /domainprep and
> adprep32 /domainprep /gpprep - no errors so far
> - installed a new 2008 R2 machine and promoted it as new DC
> - waited for SYSVOL to be synced
> - transfered all FSMOs to the new 2008R2 DC
> - demoted old 2k DC and re-added it as member server
> - raised domain level to 2008 R2
> - checked if everything is working with new DC -> OK, i guess.
> - installed a new VMware guest with current Ubuntu (oneiric 32bit)
> - downloaded samba from git, downloaded required dependencies,
> ./configure.developer, make, sudo make install
> - changed nsupdate command to "/usr/bin/nsupdate"
> - joined new samba DC to domain with samba-tool -> OK, no errors
> - created start script and start samba4
> - checked DNS for new entries for samba4 DC -> OK
> - waited some time for replication
> - used MS AD utils, connected to new samba4 DC and checked if all
> entries are there -> OK, looks good.
> - new samba4 currently has only GC role
> - used howto form here:
> to replicate SYSVOL from Windows machine to samba4 server
> - moved FSMOs with ntdsutil from 2008 R2 DC to samba4 DC
> - demoted Windows DC (had to force it with dcpromo /forceremoval)
> -> domain non functional anymore :-(
> - if I open MS AD tools the DC will not be selected automatically
> but I can select it manually and all entries seem do be there.
> Has someone successful moved his domain to a samba4 environment ?
> Any idea what could have happened ?
> I would be happy if someone can give me a hint in the right direction.
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