[Samba] [SOLVED] replace Windows 2003 dc
sermac at gmail.com
Fri Feb 22 03:10:03 MST 2013
Awesome i will try to replicate in my test environment.
On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 2:23 AM, Peter Beck <peter at datentraeger.li> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> weehoo! Samba4 rocks ! Great work!
> if someone is interested - I finally managed to replace a Windows DC
> (at least i hope so ;-)
> this is what I have done:
> * Windows DC: Domain and Forest Operation Level = 2003
> * Reboot Windows DC (always a good idea on Windows ;-)
> * joining the Samba Domain Controller to the existing 2003 domain
> * adding a Reverse zone for my network in DNS (on Windows)
> * replicating forestdnszones, domaindnszones
> * on the Windows DC i've changed the nameserver for each zone to the samba
> domain controller (which automatically added an NS-record to dns)
> * samba_dnsupdate --all-names --verbose
> * removing the Global Catalog on the Windows DC (including reboot ;-)
> * transferring all fsmo roles to the samba dc (what's the differnce to
> seizing ? for me transfer seems to work more reliable..)
> * demote the windows server
> Now I am able to add or remove records in dns (with samba tool and on
> Windows with the MMC-Snapin) and it looks very good.
> Now I think I just need to do some "cleaning" (removing dns entries for
> the replaced windows dc, etc).
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