[Samba] I've gone full circle now, let's start over

Klaus Hartnegg hartnegg at gmx.de
Thu May 22 13:32:31 MDT 2014

Am 22.05.2014 17:39, schrieb Marcel de Reuver:
> To get to know Smaba4 you can setup a workstation Windows or Linux, install
> Oracle's VirtualBox and setup your first Samba4 ADDC.....
> Before every change in configuration take a snapshot and return to this
> snapshot when something went wrong.
> You can also setup a virtual machine as Windows client and manage Samba4
> from that client.

Virtual Machines are great for testing, but keep this in mind:

Restoring a Client to a previous state sometimes makes it loose 
connection to Active Directory. Then it must be taken out and back in 
again. Annoying, but sometimes I had do do it. No other side effects 
seen so far.

I assume that restoring the server to a previous state can cause this as 
well, but for all clients at once.

Warning: Having two AD replicated servers and restoring one of them to a 
previous state can probably cause serious damage to the Active Directory 

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