[Samba] (Samba 4) Recreate AD
infractory at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 12:43:16 UTC 2016
Step 3: As you are using sources you could perform "make install" in
directory where you compiled Samba after removing /var/lib/samba/ to
Step 4: you can edit them, no issue with that in my opinion.
2016-02-08 18:04 GMT+01:00 Paul Hargreaves <
paul.hargreaves at technowizardry.co.uk>:
> Actually I am using a single-service VM, but blowing away a VM just
> because I want to demote/promote feels like overkill.
> For step 3, since I’m running from source, does that change anything?
> re: step 4 I plan to edit the existing /usr/local/samba/etc/smb.conf and
> krb5.conf files, but if you think this is a bad idea then I’ll rebuild
> On 8 Feb 2016, at 16:43, mathias dufresne <infractory at gmail.com> wrote:
> Using VM helps: you can detroy them then re-create them easily. Looks like
> you are not using them...
> How I proceed:
> 1° stop samba
> 2° rm -rf /var/lib/samba (where private and sysvol directories are)
> 3° force reinstall of packages, one only is needed to recreate
> /var/lib/samba and its content (samba-common with my version of Samba).
> 4° you could also remove /etc/samba/smb.conf and /etc/krb5.conf if you
> don't like them (which should be the case when renaming the domain)
> 2016-02-08 17:01 GMT+01:00 Paul Hargreaves <
> paul.hargreaves at technowizardry.co.uk>:
>> I’ve currently got a Samba 4 AD but want to rename it. However, as I
>> understand things, renaming isn’t easy.
>> Happy to rebuild it - home lab, only a few machines affected.
>> However, no topic in the FAQ on how to remove an existing domain:
>> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/FAQ <
>> Demoting won’t work since it’s the last remaining server:
>> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Demote_a_Samba_AD_DC <
>> I assume I can just shut down the samba services and rm -rf some
>> directories, but which ones?
>> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Backup_and_restore_an_Samba_AD_DC <
>> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Backup_and_restore_an_Samba_AD_DC> for
>> restoring says
>> # rm -rf /usr/local/samba/etc
>> # rm -rf /usr/local/samba/private
>> # rm -rf /usr/local/samba/var/locks/sysvol
>> Is that sufficient?
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