[Samba] Authentication to Secondary Domain Controller initially fails when PDC is offline
ole.traupe at tu-berlin.de
Tue Dec 22 10:44:24 UTC 2015
>>> Can I suggest that you do what I did, create your own small test
>>> domain in VMs using Bind9
>> Yes, that is a good idea. However, from what I had read before, much
>> of it on the Samba wiki, I was expecting Samba4 to just work with
>> multiple DCs. I still wonder why no one ever seems to have tested or
>> questioned that (publicly). And I don't feel that I have to question
>> something myself that is broadly recommended: use the internal DNS
>> unless you really have to do otherwise (even by the developers, it
>> seems). In addition, bind9 working with multiple DC's does not
>> necessarily mean that internal DNS won't.
> I am going to discuss this with Marc and the rest of the team, like
> you, I am surprised that nobody has raised this before. I have always
> used Samba with Bind9, so was unaware of this possible problem, it
> only came to head for me when you mentioned it. I then found I only
> had one NS record in the SOA and this lead to where we are now.
Again: thanks a lot for your support.
Merry Christmas and good holidays to the list!
>> I also feel the need to would like to state that I am a part-time
>> admin and I can't test something for a year or so (like others)
>> before I go into production. With Samba 4 I was rather happy to find
>> something that won't require so much work (although it feels
>> differently now, partially due to me being more or less a newbee to
>> unix-based systems, I guess).
> It doesn't need much looking after, once you have got it up and
> running :-)
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