[Samba] ad dc demotion fails trying to use non-existent dc as 'partner server for the4 demontion'

Marc Muehlfeld mmuehlfeld at samba.org
Tue Mar 10 15:20:29 MDT 2015

Hello Jonathan,

Am 09.03.2015 um 20:26 schrieb Jonathan Detert:
> which fails with this error:
> "Using dc2.infinity.local as partner server for the demotion"
> The problem is that dc2 was demoted some weeks ago, and is no longer running samba4.

Was dc2 successfully demoted? If yes, you should check, if your
replication is working. Maybe not all DCs got that information
replicated for some reason.

> Is there a way I can force dc3 to use a different dc as the 'partner server'?

# samba-tool domain demote --server=...


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