[Samba] resetting my domain controllers to factory settings

niya niyalevi at gmail.com
Tue Jan 30 19:49:58 UTC 2018

> On Sun, 28 Jan 2018 16:29:55 +0000
> niya via samba<samba at lists.samba.org>  wrote:
>> hi
>> i would like to reset my domain controllers to factory settings,
>> is it enough to just rerun the provision command again on the dc with
>> the fsmo role
>> then rerun the provision/join command on the second one dc ?
> It all depends on what you mean by 'factory settings' ?
> If you don't care about any changes you might have made, then you can
> do what you propose, turn off all the existing DCs, start one and
> re-provision it as a new DC, then join the other ex-DCs to the new AD
> domain as new DCs.
> If you need to retain any changes you have made to your AD domain,
> then no, you cannot reset to 'factory settings'
> Rowland
thanks Rowland

i don't care about any changes so i will re-provision and rejoin the other.


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