[Samba] Missing catalog by creating new user

Olivier Weinstoerffer olivier.weinstoerffer at adhoc-international.com
Sat Feb 8 13:32:13 MST 2014


Thanks for the reply.  The second AD was not set as dns server on my client
where I was running the remote admin tools. Yet it works perfectly

Le 8 févr. 2014 19:17, "Marc Muehlfeld" <samba at marc-muehlfeld.de> a écrit :

> Hello Olivier,
> Am 06.02.2014 15:32, schrieb Olivier Weinstoerffer:
>> I'm actually evaluating samba 4 to replace my AD domain. I managed to
>> install a first ad controller. The I installed a second one which
>> synchronize to the first one. Everything goes well.
>> I wanted to test what happens if one controler is down. I stopped the
>> first
>> one and tried to create a new user on the second one. I got an error
>> message explaining that the global catalog cannot be contacted and the
>> unicity of the username cannot be verified.
>> On the second ad, samba is listening on the global catalog port.
>> What can be wrong?
> As most services, the GC is found through DNS lookups. And I guess, during
> the join, the record wasn't created.
> Have a look in your DNS into the gc._msdcs.your.domain zone. There you
> should find find some records pointing to your DCs with GC. If some are
> missing, you can add them.
> Regards,
> Marc

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