[Samba] NS records for a new AD DC

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Oct 20 08:02:22 UTC 2016

On Wed, 19 Oct 2016 23:12:50 +0200
Marc Muehlfeld <mmuehlfeld at samba.org> wrote:

> Hi Rowland,
> thanks for testing and your feedback.
> Am 19.10.2016 um 21:50 schrieb Rowland Penny via samba:
> > Workaround:
> > turn off samba on the first DC, then restart samba on the second DC.
> > There is a gotcha however, I had to force replication with
> > 'samba-tool drs replicate' (after I restarted samba on the first DC)
> This sounds more complicated and the user has to turn of the existing
> DC(s?) what makes the domain unavailable.
> I think we should continue recommending to add the two records
> manually. :-)
> Regards,
> Marc

I will try again to see if it was just a one off, but at least it gives
us a pointer to what is wrong ;-)

When samba_dnsupdate tries to get the credentials, there is this line:


I 'think' it is guessing wrong ??


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