[Samba] 4.9.x -> 4.10.x : any major things to consider?

Stefan G. Weichinger lists at xunil.at
Tue Nov 26 21:06:32 UTC 2019

Am 26.11.19 um 22:02 schrieb Rowland penny via samba:
> On 26/11/2019 20:54, Stefan G. Weichinger via samba wrote:
>> Am 26.11.19 um 21:37 schrieb Rowland penny via samba:
>>> Ah, that could be worded better ;-)
>>> What it means is:
>>> If a DC fails for some reason and is stopped and then demoted on another
>>> DC (the failed DC is no longer a DC), you must not simply fix the old DC
>>> and restart it. This is because the domain no longer recognises the
>>> demoted DC, but it will still think it is a DC and will try to replicate
>>> to and from the domain, this will destroy your domain.
>> So if I not only fix DC-old but install it from scratch (= clean
>> /var/lib/samba ... anything else?) that will work?
> If you can fix a DC within a short time and do not demote it, you can
> restart it.
> If you cannot fix a DC and demote it, you should start again and re-join
> it as a new DC (even if it does have the same hostname etc).
> Never remotely demote a DC and then restart it without re-joining it to
> the domain.

Ok, so I will

* demote it remotely

* scratch adc2:/var/lib/samba

* follow

and come back here ;-)

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