[Samba] Made a join with a netbios name, which already existed, now replication errors

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon Jul 31 19:29:28 UTC 2017

On Mon, 31 Jul 2017 20:57:55 +0200
gizmo via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> > Get rid of samba3 by demoting it again as you did last time, search
> > through sam.ldb for any mention of samba3 and samba4 (you will
> > probably have to use '--cross-ncs' with ldbsearch or lbdedit), then
> > remove them.
> > Now start again with a new DC, but this time, call it anything but
> > samba3 or samba4.
> Indeed after demotion there is one entry "samba3" unter "Computers"
> left. I want to delete with the Windows-Tool RSAT and it says, that
> this object contains other objects and I can choose "delete
> substructures".
> Should I choose that ? I dont really know what effect (or sideeffect)
> it has.

Anything under 'samba3' should only refer to 'samba3', so yes, you
probably can remove it. I would search through sam.ldb with ldbsearch
or lbedit on the DC to make sure though.


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