[Samba] Desynced DC

Achim Gottinger achim at ag-web.biz
Wed Feb 24 15:24:12 UTC 2016

Have you tried to replicate with the --sync-forced and --full-sync options?

Am 24.02.2016 um 14:31 schrieb S├ębastien Le Ray:
> Hi list,
> We use samba 4.1.17 (debian's version) on several DCs. I just realized 
> that one of them is desynced and cannot get it to resync.
> The long story: we got 5 DCs splitted over several sites. Recently we 
> had to replace one of them (let's call him DC5). Since both had to run 
> in parallel for data recovery/users work we decided to join a brand 
> new DC (DC6) and latter demote the second one (DC5). Where things get 
> even more complicated is that once DC5 has been removed we put DC6 on 
> its IP (following wiki). We performed some cleanup in the DNS and all 
> was beautiful, data got replicated. However I just realized that a 
> completly different DC (say DC3) didn't catch the replacement. 
> samba-tool drs showrepl reports errors where we can see the no-more 
> existing DC and a DNS query returns the old DC6 address. Is there a 
> way to force replication (even by copying files manually)? samba-tools 
> drs replicate fails miserably without any meaningful error.
> Thanks in advance

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