[Samba] Authentication to Secondary Domain Controller initially fails when PDC is offline

Ole Traupe ole.traupe at tu-berlin.de
Thu Dec 17 13:54:03 UTC 2015

Rowland, thank you, but before we do that:

- what now with the 'gc' record? 2nd DC yes or no?
- if you say that the internal DNS is not compatible with a multi-DC 
setting, than we can stop here, no?


Am 17.12.2015 um 14:32 schrieb Rowland penny:
> On 17/12/15 12:50, Ole Traupe wrote:
>> I somehow doubt that. Still it seems that no one here has an idea of 
>> why log-on from member servers isn't working properly (for me). 
>> However, in the meantime I have created all the necessary DNS 
>> records. This can't be the issue anymore.
> If you are sure that you now have all the dns records for both DCs in 
> AD, then I would agree that this is probably not the issue (there is 
> just the 0.1% chance you are still missing something)
> Can your domain members find the DCs ?
> Do your domain members have a FQDN ?
> Are they joined to the domain ?
> What have got in smb.conf on the domain members ?
> You may have posted all or some of this before, but lets start again.
> Rowland

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