[Samba] dns troubles in win2003 dc migration

Reidiel Castillo reidiel at uci.cu
Mon Nov 18 10:30:04 MST 2013

El 18/11/13 12:22, Taylor, Jonn escribió:
> 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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> Make sure that nothing else is using port 53. ' netstat -aenp | grep 
> ":53" '
> Jonn
Yes I'm sure. Nothing else is using port 53.
The internal dns works and has some records, for example an A record 
pointing to the Windows domain controller, but the trouble is that is 
not completely functional and when I turn off the Windows DC the windows 
clients have troubles for authentication.

III Escuela Internacional de Invierno en la UCI del 17 al 28 de febrero del 2014. Ver www.uci.cu                                                                                    

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