[Samba] Authentication to Secondary Domain Controller initially fails when PDC is offline

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Jan 7 10:58:43 UTC 2016

On 07/01/16 10:48, Ole Traupe wrote:
> Please don't post any sensitive information - even if I forget 
> sanitizing it.
> This is probably the reason behind it: Our corporate DNS servers hold 
> info about our machines. This works together with DHCP. By registering 
> the machines I simply prevent any IP conflicts. My domain DNS has 
> nothing to do with it. In my domain members (Win clients and Linux 
> servers) only my DCs are set as DNS servers and these members don't 
> use DHCP.
> Within my subnet, I get exactly the same as Rowland reported below.
> Ole

This is one of the reasons that you shouldn't use your corporate domain 
name for your AD domain name, if you do, your domain members are 
locatable from the internet. The domain name in question is *not* 
sensitive info, if it was, you wouldn't get any email :-)


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