[Samba] Error demote

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Sep 19 10:43:00 UTC 2019

On 19/09/2019 11:29, Trenta sis via samba wrote:
> Hi,
> during a demote of an online and working DC I receive this error
> dsreplicasync failed (8440 'werr_ds_dra_bad_nc')
> Any suggestion where could be the issue, server is not really demoted
> Server is samba 4.4.5 and other server that has fsmo roles is 4.10.7
> Thanks
I take it you are trying to demote the 4.4.5 version, if so, run the 
demote command on the 4.10.7 version BUT add 
'--remove-other-dead-server=<the hostname of the 4.4.5 version>'


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