[Samba] Removed a DC but...

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Oct 2 13:57:14 UTC 2019

On 02/10/2019 14:42, Marco Gaiarin via samba wrote:
> Mandi! Rowland penny via samba
>    In chel di` si favelave...
>>> samba-tool dbcheck --cross-ncs --fix
>>> Yes, should be possible, but i normaly do that after i do the following.
>> Yes, but why wasn't it removed in the first place ?
> [...]
>>> Run :
>>> dig CNAME 58eba604-07e5-4c5d-a104-9e6f4907248f._msdcs.ad.fvg.lnf.it
>>> dig CNAME 16b8c008-6c59-4b65-9f1b-530751904a75._msdcs.ad.fvg.lnf.it
> Effectively these CNAME return nothing.
> can i safely run 'samba-tool dbcheck --cross-ncs --fix'?
I do not see any reason why not.
>> Which method was used to demote the DC, standard demote or with
>> --demote-other-dead-dc ?
> Standard. I've followed the wiki page, eg:
> 	https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Demoting_a_Samba_AD_DC

Yes, but both methods are described on that page:

Demoting an Online Domain Controller

Demoting an Offline Domain Controller

So, which one did you use ?


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