[Samba] old dc still mentioned as msSFU30MasterServerName

Rowland Penny rowlandpenny at googlemail.com
Sun Sep 21 07:28:54 MDT 2014

On 19/09/14 12:28, mourik jan heupink - merit wrote:
> Hi,
> Our DC1 had to be taken offline due to corruption. Roles were seized, 
> and I managed to get rid of the directory metadata by using this 
> script from microsoft:
> http://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/d31f091f-2642-4ede-9f97-0e1cc4d577f3 
> After that I had to remove the remaining DNS stuff, and now everything 
> seems to be in perfect shape, with dc2/dc3/dc4, replicating perfectly, 
> no more errors.
> After this excersize I dumped the entire active directory to an ldif:
> ldbsearch --url=/var/lib/samba/private/sam.ldb > 
> /root/samba4/samba4.ldif and grepped that file for "DC1", and I 
> noticed that DC1 is still referenced to as "msSFU30MasterServerName" 
> in 15 places.
> I have asked this here before, but received no answers.
> The question: can I simply replace "msSFU30MasterServerName: DC1" with 
> "msSFU30MasterServerName: DC2", or is there other/more magic involved..?
> And also...what does msSFU30MasterServerName actually mean/do?
> Kind regards,
> Mourik Jan

Hi, firstly 'msSFU30MasterServerName' contains the name of the Master 
NIS Server for the map's in AD, so yes, if you no longer have a DC 
called 'DC1' then you can and should change the contents of the 
'msSFU30MasterServerName' to contain the name of the new DC.


More information about the samba mailing list