[Samba] Demote a working DC fails with uncaught exception
spindles7-2 at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Mar 31 11:20:22 UTC 2016
Thanks Rowland. Have submitted a bug report (No 11818).
On Thu, 31 Mar 2016 09:38:02 +0100, Rowland penny <rpenny at samba.org> wrote:
>On 30/03/16 23:26, spindles7 wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I am consistently getting the error:
>> root at dc2:~# samba-tool domain demote -Uadministrator
>> Using dc1.microlynx.com as partner server for the demotion
>> Password for [MICROLYNX\administrator]:
>> Deactivating inbound replication
>> Asking partner server dc1.microlynx.com to synchronize from us
>> Changing userControl and container
>> ERROR(<type 'exceptions.TypeError'>): uncaught exception - remove_sysvol_references() takes exactly 3 arguments (2 given)
>> File "/usr/local/samba/lib/python2.7/site-packages/samba/netcmd/__init__.py", line 175, in _run
>> return self.run(*args, **kwargs)
>> File "/usr/local/samba/lib/python2.7/site-packages/samba/netcmd/domain.py", line 943, in run
>> remove_dc.remove_sysvol_references(remote_samdb, dc_name)
>> root at dc2:~#
>> Samba version is 4.4.0 running on Debian Jessie. Replication was working OK before the demotion attempt as was SysVol replication
>> and samba-tool ntacl sysvolcheck produced no errors. All 7 FSMO roles reside on dc1.
>> Was able to remove the DC by using the --remove-other-dead-server option.
>> Any ideas how to troubleshoot this problem?
>HI, it would seem you have found a bug, line 943 in 'domain.py' sends this:
> remove_dc.remove_sysvol_references(remote_samdb, dc_name)
>to 'remove_dc.py' , which expects to receive this:
>def remove_sysvol_references(samdb, logger, dc_name):
>Definitely a bug, logger is set earlier in the 'cmd_domain_demote' class.
>Can you create a bug report at: https://bugzilla.samba.org/
>I will then create a patch.
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