[Samba] Migrating samba4 dc from an instance with static/external dns to a fresh install with dynamic/internal dns

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Sep 8 08:34:51 UTC 2016

On Thu, 8 Sep 2016 07:19:34 +0000
Lukasz Zalewski via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Dear list,
> I want to migrate our existing samba4 dc with a static/external dns
> backend, to a new install with internal dynamic dns backend. 
> Given:
> DC1 - existing samba4 dc with static/external dns running quite old
> build (to be updated to version 4.3 before the migration starts) DC2
> - new samba4 dc with internal dynamic dns (running 4.3 version)

Transfer all FSMO roles to DC2, demote DC1, turn off DC1, re-install
DC1 with a different name, join it as a new DC.


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