[Samba] Joining a Windows Server 2008 R2 to existing Samba4 domain
chrisa at acs-info.co.uk
Fri Oct 14 09:53:15 UTC 2016
A bit of back story.
A few years back we upgraded our Samba3 domain to Samba4 using the
classicupgrade method. After a few stumbles we got there and now have 9
DC's globally all running 4.5.0.
We dropped the ball when naming our domain and now need to change it. This
has led me down the path of attempting to join a Windows Server 2008 R2
machine as a DC and then run the RENDOM tool from there.
Unfortunately, I'm having trouble getting past the first hurdle of joining
a Windows server to the domain. I have a test rig which I'm working on and
have tried various different methods. Some have ended with the Windows
Server almost becoming a DC but DNS replication (Forest and Domain) have
never worked. Occasionally things just get stuck when replicating the
I have followed this doc to the letter:
but have never managed to get full replication working.
Could this be because I'm coming from a classicupgrade? Has anyone else out
there managed to get this working?
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