[Samba] Cloning from a backup: unable to reach any KDC in realm

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Nov 15 22:15:35 UTC 2019

On 15/11/2019 21:55, Don Kuenz via samba wrote:
> Rowland wrote:
>> On 15/11/2019 20:16, Don Kuenz via samba wrote:
>>> Greetings,
>>> This post pertains to a Disaster Recovery (DR) scenario on a Samba 4.8
>>> server. The DR server was provisioned as a standalone host, on a
>> Just what do you mean by 'provisioned as a standalone host' ?
>> Do you mean 'samba-tool domain provision --server-role=standalone' ?
> Didn't know about that "standalone" argument. Perhaps that's what needs
> to be done?

No, just checking, there is a server-role 'standalone', but it doesn't work.

> The isolated DR server was provisioned as a brand new domain controller
> and used the same domain name as the Production Server, like so:
> samba-tool domain provision --server-role=dc --use-rfc2307 --dns-backend=SAMBA_INTERNAL --realm=PRODUCTION.LOCAL --domain=PRODUCTION --adminpass=Passw0rd
It doesn't work like that I am afraid, see here:


However, if you haven't produced the backup correctly, then it might not 
be a good, so do you have any other DCs ?


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