[Samba] Samba 4 fsmo-handling on crashed dc-server

Peter Grotz - Obel und Partner GbR grotz at obel-architekten.de
Thu Aug 28 01:50:55 MDT 2014

Thanks again, Marc :)


-----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
Von: Marc Muehlfeld [mailto:mmuehlfeld at samba.org] 
Gesendet: Mittwoch, 27. August 2014 18:39
An: Peter Grotz - Obel und Partner GbR; samba at lists.samba.org
Betreff: Re: [Samba] Samba 4 fsmo-handling on crashed dc-server

Hello Peter,

Am 27.08.2014 10:00, schrieb Peter Grotz - Obel und Partner GbR:
> But I´ve further questions:
>  2.a.:
> - What happens with fsmo in the meantime when the crashed server 
> doesn´t work?
> - Do the remaining dc and the other member-fileservers and the 
> win-clients at the domain work as usual?
> - Are there any things we can´t do until the fmso containing server 
> works again? Doing changes in AD for example...
> 2.b.:
> - While demoting foreign dcs is still broken what must I do with the 
> AD- and DNS-entries of the crashed server? Delete all entries with 
> RSAT or samba-tool?
> - For the crashed server it may be the best to scrap the whole 
> samba-installation and reinstall or better delete the samba-databases?!

I'll try to extend the documentation until the end of the week. I'll answer
that questions there and post the link, ok?

> Putting the extension of the FSMO documentation on your to-do list is 
> a great idea. Fsmo is deep hole of unknowingness...

It isn't very special. :-)


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