[Samba] samba 3 crash.. ( quick advice needed)

Marcel de Reuver marcel at de.reuver.org
Sat May 24 04:52:44 MDT 2014

2014-05-24 10:25 GMT+02:00 L.P.H. van Belle <belle at bazuin.nl>:

> Hai,
> Just a quick question, maybe simple, but im not all there with my head.. (
> hard night )...
> And last night my Samba 3 PDC decided to start dying..  the disk are
> dying..  :-(( so im a bit in a hurry..
> I have 2 BDC's also in the old NT4 domain running atm, was it a simple,
> down the PDC and set the bdc smb.conf to master?
> Its a ldap based network, and the ldap is on all my servers replicated. (
> master also on the pdc, but the ldap i know )

No hurry....
A BDC should take over the PDC role for your users.

Only new users or changes will not be possible. Google for promoting Samba3
As far as I know the smb.conf for both BDC's should be changed to point to
the new PDC, the promoted BDC.

Best regards,

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