[Samba] Demoted dc not completely demoted, maybe?

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Mar 9 13:04:39 UTC 2018

On Fri, 9 Mar 2018 06:35:41 -0600
Robert Wooden via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> I have manually removed all entries of the demoted DC with the
> exception of the SOA record.
> The DNS Manager (offered by RSAT) will not allow adjustment of the SOA
> record.
> I have begun searching for a linux solution.
> Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Run this on a DC:

samba-tool dns delete samdom.example.com @ NS fqdn_string -U

Replace: 'samdom.example.com' with your dns domain name.
         'fqdn_string' with the old DCs fully qualified dns name, i.e.


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