[Samba] [samba4] DNS updates

mathias dufresne infractory at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 09:11:48 UTC 2016

No replication this morning but FSMO was rebooted yesterday. Only joined DC
were rebooted.

After verifying all A records related to new DC were created, I forced
creation of replication related DNS entries as described there :

I forced replication (drs replicate) from a replicated DC to all 10 new DC
and also force replication in the other way. All drs replicate commands
worked well.

Back to newly joined DC I launched samba_dnsupdate, on 10 DC this command
failed on 9 DC with mesage: "update failed: NOTAUTH". I rebooted all joined
DC and samba_dnsupdate worked well on them.

This gave time to Samba to replicate things around and now all things goes

Joining new DC is still a bit tricky in my opinion. Hoping this would work
better with 4.4.x



2016-01-27 19:33 GMT+01:00 mathias dufresne <infractory at gmail.com>:

> Hai Louis,
> I should be able to answer you tomorrow: I pushed installation of 10 DC
> before leaving work and this process would not be able to use workaround
> described earlier because of SSH not yet open between the two sites. I
> expect all other needed ports to be open, so I expect only the replication
> workaround to be failed this night.
> So tomorrow I should arrive at work with 10 DC joined to my AD and just
> rebooted.
> FSMO would not have been rebooted at that moment. If no replication took
> place in the night I'll try to reboot FSMO then to reboot all DC one by one.
> Greetings,
> mathias
> 2016-01-20 16:39 GMT+01:00 L.P.H. van Belle <belle at bazuin.nl>:
>> Hai mathias,
>> You welkom, always happy to help out and nice too hear you got it working.
>> I must ask..
>> Did you reboot the servers after you added the second server to the DNS?
>> And especialy in order, DC_with_FSMO, wait until its up again, then DC2.
>> This often fixes the repliction problem and as far as i know, this only
>> happend just after the install of a extra DC.
>> Greetz,
>> Louis
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