[Samba] AD DCs Upgrade
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Mon Mar 5 11:58:41 UTC 2018
On 05/03/18 11:27, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> No, SAMBA1 is a DC and SAMBA2 is another DC.
> Er no, your DCs shouldn't be getting their IP via DHCP, they should
> have a fixed IP.
Yes, they will, sorry for the confusion... I was simply referring to the fact that all other computers on the LAN will know about all 4 DCs :)
> Why ? You could do this once the new DCs are up and running.
> This should work.
> You should try to transfer the FSMO roles first and this will not make
> it the PDC, it will just make it the DC with all the FSMO roles, a PDC
> is something else entirely.
Fair enough. So, a 'fsmo transfer' rather than a 'fsmo sieze' then is preferable?
> If you want to remove SAMBA1, you will need to demote it, it will not
> be done automatically.
OK, this one - https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Demoting_a_Samba_AD_DC ?
> I would only demote and remove the two old DCs once the two new ones
> are working correctly. You will also need to sync sysvol between the
> old and new DCs.
Yes, will do.
> Finally, you will still be using schema version 47
Ah, so I need to do this last then?
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