[Samba] Joining a windows 2008 R2 controller to sernet samba 4.2.7

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Jan 30 19:52:05 UTC 2018

On Tue, 2018-01-30 at 12:39 +0100, Christophe Borivant via samba wrote:
> Hello,
> We have a sernet samba 4.2.7 dommain controller running centos 6.7.

> We are trying to add a Windows 2008 R2 domain controller.
> We follow https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Joining_a_Windows_Server_2008_/_2008_R2_DC_to_a_Samba_AD.
> If we run dcpromo, it keeps asking us to run adprep on the Linux domain controller.
> Does anybody have any clue ?

I would try again with Samba 4.7.  Samba 4.2 is quite old but this has
been known to work with modern Samba releases.

For 2012 (not in your question but a common question) Samba 4.8 will
include adprep code for FL2012, which it needs.

Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett                       http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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