[Samba] Upgrading samba and OS - can I rejoin ?
abartlet at samba.org
Mon Aug 26 21:47:32 UTC 2019
On Mon, 2019-08-26 at 13:43 +0200, L.P.H. van Belle wrote:
> Hai Andrew,
> I just tested this on 4.10.7
> Which resulted in :
> ERROR(<class 'samba.join.DCJoinException'>): uncaught exception - Can't join,
> error: Not removing account DC1$ which looks like a Samba DC account matching the password we already have.
> To override, remove secrets.ldb and secrets.tdb
> The wiki does not say we have to remove the old the secrets.
> Report it as bug? Or add the info on the wiki to remove the secrets files?
In this case you have a fully operable account in the domain, it isn't
a reinstall on a new OS with the same hostname. This is a safety
Yes, documenting that in the wiki, explaining what it does, why and how
to work around it (eg the instructions in the exception) would be a
In the long term, we would prefer to preserve the accounts and DC state
(due to that invocationID issue I mentioned), but this requires finding
someone to take up or sponsor that work.
Authentication Developer, Samba Team https://samba.org
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