[Samba] dns troubles in win2003 dc migration

Taylor, Jonn jonnt at taylortelephone.com
Mon Nov 18 10:22:29 MST 2013

On 11/18/2013 11:03 AM, Reidiel Castillo wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> Great job with Samba4,
> Necesary details:
> Windows OS: Windows Server 2003 Servipack2 -> i386
> GNU/Linux OS: Ubuntu server 12.04.3 -> i386
> Samba version: 4.1.1
> DNS for Samba 4(Internal dns)
> I have been using the official documentation:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba4/HOWTO/Join_a_domain_as_a_DC
> I have been building samba 4.1.1 from the sources for migrating a 
> Windows Server 2003  SP2 domain controller.
> Everything is fine and the users in Windows DC are replicated in Samba 
> 4 DC. The users created in the Samba 4 are replicated too.
> The main trouble is that when I try to connect to the dns server 
> running in Samba4(internal dns) using  the windows administration 
> tools I read this message:
> the dns server doesn't exist. Do you want to add anyway?
>  Then I can't see nothing in the console and I can't manage the dns 
> running in samba4
> When I transfer all the roles to the Samba 4 DC and turn off the 
> Windows domain controllers the users can't authenticate in the Windows 
> computers joined to the domain or they can login but they can't see 
> never their desktops.
> I think that the principal trouble is that the dns server in samba4 is 
> not functional
> I will apreciate any help
> Regards,
> ps: Please, apologize me for my language.
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