[Samba] Win2003 DC fails to detect Samba 4 DC

Garth Keesler garthk at gdcjk.com
Sat Jul 13 10:17:57 MDT 2013

Starting over and following a couple of threads on this topic so please 


On 07/13/2013 08:49 AM, Garth Keesler wrote:
> I have an (apparently) valid Samba4 DC to which I have transferred all 
> FSMO roles in preparation for running dcpromo and demoting the Win DC. 
> All of the logs look good on the Samba DC and showrepl indicates no 
> errors. Unfortunately, the Win DC does not seem to detect the Samba DC 
> when I attempt to run dcpromo and it throws a nasty warning about AD 
> data being lost. If I run Sites and Services, both DCs show up and are 
> viewable. Also, in Users and Computers, both DCs correctly show up in 
> Domain Controllers.
> Not sure what to do next. Help appreciated.
> Thanx,
> Garth

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