[Samba] removing dead samba4 dc

Matthieu Patou mat at samba.org
Mon Jul 15 10:50:24 MDT 2013

On 07/12/2013 12:54 AM, Tom Seeley wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a small but live samba4 AD (pure samba4, no Windows servers).  
> My secondary (the one that was added 2nd) DC has expired, so I need to 
> remove it from the domain.  However the traditional Windows mechanism 
> for doing this (deleting the entry from ADUC) doesn't work.  I'm not 
> sure if this was supposed to work, but the error I get is:
> Windows cannot delete object 
> LDAP://<primarydcaddress>/CN=<2nddcname>,OU=Domain 
> Controllers,DC=<orgname>,DC=<tld> because: The specified module could 
> not be found.
> My guess is that method is not supposed to work. 
Well it should work, so I would bump the log level on the dc1 to 4 and 
see in the log what the DC complains about.

Which version of Samba 4 your DC are running ?


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