[Samba] After Classic Upgrade

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon Feb 13 13:09:45 UTC 2017

On Mon, 13 Feb 2017 13:39:12 +0100
Christian Naumer via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> -- We used to have a WINS server in our old domain and we kept this
> running without change. Is it possible to migrate this to the DCs? and
> would it be possible that they all would be WINS servers? If so how?
> (just wins support = yes?)

You could just turn it into a Unix domain member, but you do not need a
wins server in AD, AD uses DNS instead.
> -- We are running dhcpd on two of the DCs with failover configuration
> and dynDNS updates via
> (https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Configure_DHCP
> _to_update_DNS_records_with_BIND9). This works quite well. However,
> since both dhcp servers want to update the DNS entry locally we
> sometime get conflict entries (CNF:xxxxx). Has anybody found a
> workaround for this? 

How are you running the failover ?


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