[Samba] [SOLVED] replace Windows 2003 dc
sermac at gmail.com
Mon Feb 25 06:56:15 MST 2013
Well i am guessing that the problem may be on the fsMORoleOwner..
On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 11:37 AM, Sérgio Henrique <sermac at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Peter,
> I am using 2008R2 domain, i get always the following message:
> Thank you in advanced
> On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 11:14 AM, Peter Beck <peter at datentraeger.li>wrote:
>> Sérgio Henrique <sermac at gmail.com> quatschte am Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at
>> 10:27:17AM +0000:
>> > Hi Peter,
>> > I am unable to demote windows DC, i get always error when demoting
>> > AD on ForestDNSzones and DomainDNSzones, i have tried a lot of things.
>> > Raise forest level, keep at 2003, add samba to nameservers,etc...
>> Hi Sérgio,
>> do you get this message: http://tinypic.com/view.php?pic=140itd4&s=6 ?
>> This message is also shown in my test environment each time I run
>> dcpromo to demote the Windows server. As far as I have seen it's no
>> issue, if the replication is up to date.
>> I had issues if the operation levels were lower than 2003 and Samba was
>> already joined to the domain. Then the only change that was possible for
>> me was to raise to Windows 2000 native, but not 2003 anymore.
>> What I am doing after joining Samba to the domain:
>> * check the operation levels (before joining)
>> * check all the SRV records (usually added automatically)
>> * create a reverse zone if not already there
>> * add ns record for samba to all zones
>> * drink some coffee to ensure everything gets replicated
>> * check everything again, drink some more coffee
>> * again ;-)
>> * disable GC on the win server, running dcpromo
>> but I am still testing the whole migration, no long term experience,
>> most of the time I reset my virtual machine and try again to ensure it
>> still works...
>> > What i can see is that if i create a new samba4 as primary root domain
>> > then add windows AD i have no problems.
>> > But my objective is to migrate current windows domain to samba4 and not
>> > the opposite.
>> I am sure that is working very good, but the problem is, our customers
>> usually already have a working Windows environment (I think a lot of us
>> exactly this problem) and we need to takeover these domains....and do not
>> to create everything from scratch ;-)
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> Sérgio Machado
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