[Samba] How to properly demote a W2003 from Samba4?
anrdaemon at yandex.ru
Fri May 15 09:26:07 MDT 2015
> Hello all,
> I'm always trying to migrate from W2000 server to Samba 4.
> For doing this, I tried this :
> - install a W2003 server with AD and DNS services, join it to W2000,
> transfer roles and after demote the old W2000 -> done
> - install a Sernet Samba4 with Bind9, join W2003, transfer roles -> done
> At this point the sync process is working in two way, I can manage DNS
> and AD with rsat tool even directly on the Samba4 server... Which was
> hard to do this to work properly! ;)
> Now I can't demote the W2003 server, the only way I find is to use
> "dcpromo.exe /froceremoval" command... ( the alone "dcpromo.exe" command
> don't work... )
> But now Samba4 always trying to contact the w2003 server and I can't
> clean the dns and active directory, I've some error for example in
> "domain controllers" section of the AD...
> if I try "samba-tool domain level raise --domain-level=2008_R2" I read
> "ERROR: Domain function level can't be higher than the lowest function
> level of a DC!"
> So how to do a clean demote process even manualy? ( I can't set up a
> fresh new AD because I have too many users profile to move...)
> Thanks for helping! :)
Did you transfer all seven roles?
With best regards,
Friday, May 15, 2015 18:25:50
Sorry for my terrible english...
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