[Samba] Windows Migration

Sketch smblist at rednsx.org
Wed Sep 16 14:05:36 UTC 2015

On Wed, 16 Sep 2015, Brian Haupt wrote:

> We are trying to migrate from Samba 4.X to Windows Active directory. 
> Everything seems to work well until Samba is taken offline. DNS is then 
> no longer to update automatically via "ipconfig /registerdns" on the 
> clients nor are we able to add new A Records. When trying to add new A 
> Records DNS Manager reports "The host record #pcname.#domain cannot be 
> created. Refused" We have tried letting DNS Replicate as part of the DC 
> promo and we have tried creating the DNS Zones manually as secondary and 
> then upgrading them. This same error occurs with Windows 2003 and 
> Windows 2008 R2.

Did you transfer (or sieze) the 7 FSMO roles to the new DC before (or 
after) shutting down the Samba server?

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