[Samba] Transfer FSMO roles [SEC=UNOFFICIAL]

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue May 15 07:43:27 UTC 2018

On Tue, 15 May 2018 07:13:08 +0000
"Thamm, Russell via samba" <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am running an old SAMBA DC (Bilbo) that I want to upgrade. I
> installed the latest version of SAMBA 4 on an old PC (jimbo) and
> joined the domain. I intend to transfer the FSMO roles, upgrade Bilbo
> and transfer the roles back.
> I have transferred all roles except domaindns and forestdns. Jimbo
> says that these roles have no owner but Bilbo thinks it is the owner.
> Is there some way to tell jimbo to that Bilbo is the owner or do I
> just seize the roles and then try to tidy up afterwards?

Just seize them and you will not need to 'tidy up'


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