[Samba] Secondary domain controller and promotion
b.candler at pobox.com
Tue Jun 17 15:11:16 MDT 2014
On 17/06/2014 20:07, Marc Muehlfeld wrote:
> AD DC are multi-master.
Thank you for your extremely helpful reply.
I have two test Samba4 AD VMs configured now and can see multi-master
> the FSME roles, each DC is eqal.
(For list reference: that's FSMO)
>> Is it the same to process to add a second Samba machine to an existing
>> Samba 4 domain?
> # samba-tool domain join .....
> Member Servers:
> # net [rpc|ads] join -U administrator
Ah, maybe I wasn't clear. What I meant was "add another Samba machine to
be a replica Active Directory server to an existing Samba Active
Is the process the same whether the the initial Active Directory server
is Windows AD or Samba AD?
I have now successfully added a second Samba AD following
"Join_a_domain_as_a_DC", so I guess that answers my question :-)
<< snip lots of useful stuff >>
>> (4) Is it possible to migrate a Windows 2003 domain to Samba 4 by:
>> - adding Samba 4 to the existing Windows domain
>> - making it the master
>> - copying sysvol
>> - retiring the Windows server?
> - adding a Samba DC to the existing domain
> - copy sysvol
... migrate all FSMO roles to Samba ...
> - demote the windows server
Cool. And I'm presuming that "demote the windows server" would be done
using the ADUC tool, and Samba would pick up that change automatically?
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