[Samba] winbind seems to hang when the DC goes down instead of switching to the other available DC

Marco Gaiarin gaio at sv.lnf.it
Fri Aug 2 10:37:49 UTC 2019

Mandi! L.P.H. van Belle via samba
  In chel di` si favelave...

> Verify if all DC's are also available as NS record in the DNS on the zones. 
> Startup the DNS tool. 
> Goto you primary dnszone ( and repeat for all other zones ) 
> Do you see all your DC's as NS record in the zone, then its ok, if not.. 

Do you mean the 'domain' zone and the '_msdcs.' zone? Yes, both have
all the DCs listed.

> You can also try these settings in resolv.conf
> options edns0
> options timeout:1
> options attempts:2

Added. I'll do some more tests when back from holyday.

Anyway, the first resolver listed is 'localhost' (that is, indeed, the
main DNS resolver); the local/main resolver have the AD domain as a
subzone, with correct resolver defined.

Better to have a 'forward zone' defined?

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