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

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Dec 18 11:30:24 UTC 2015

On 18/12/15 11:19, Ole Traupe wrote:
> Hi Rowland,
> I am very thankful, that you take the time and test all this!

No problem.

> Before I go and check if this is the same with my setup and possibly 
> the problem, could you perhaps try a logon to a member server, while 
> the 1st DC is unavailable?

Ah, slight problem there, as I said, this is just a couple of test DCs 
and there are no test domain members, you will have to bear with me 
whilst I create one.


> From my understanding of your post I take it, you will have the same 
> problem. But then, my understanding is limited.
> However, if you DO have the same problem, and my understanding is 
> correct, then the internal DNS of Samba is clearly *broken* and needs 
> fixing!
> Also I would like to state then, that I am somewhat disappointed. I 
> have spent weeks (if not months) to get my domain running as it is 
> now, only to find out that I will have no good sleep with it. Sorry to 
> be so blunt.
> Ole

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