[Samba] Problems attaching Windows server as secondary DC.

Friedmar friedmar.moch at me.com
Mon Apr 15 10:38:14 MDT 2013

 <simon+samba <at> matthews.eu> writes:

> I have my Samba4 up and running. I was able to get a Windows 2012 server 
> to join the samba4 domain.
> However, I have not been able to get the Windows server to promote itself 
> to a secondary DC.
> I would appreciate any suggestions on debugging this issue.
> One the Server 2012 machine, in the "prerequisites check", I see the 
> following message:
> "Verification or prerequisites for Active Directory preparation failed 
> ......
> Exception: THe RPC server is unavailable. ....."

Simon you are not alone!

Same here: Ubuntu 13.04 and samba4-4.0.1+dfsg1-1+. This exists since
long time (12.04 and S4 beta).
At present level it seems that Win DC could not join S4 Domains. So you could
not get ridd of samba4.

Bug or feature?

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