[Samba] Failover DC did not work when Main DC failed

Paul Littlefield info at paully.co.uk
Sat Feb 1 13:28:35 UTC 2020

On 31/01/2020 18:47, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
> I don't think this is problem with how to find the BEST dc to use, I think it is a problem finding ANY dc to use.
> I have:
> options timeout:1 attempts:1 rotate
> in /etc/resolv.conf on Linux clients and I don't have a problem when DNS disconnects on the first nameserver.
> It seems that Windows has something similar in how it works, but being Windows it is configured totally differently, see here:
> https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions//cc977482(v=technet.10)?redirectedfrom=MSDN
> and here:
> http://www.teachnovice.com/6703/multihomed-windows-10-dns-resolution-timeouts
> Rowland


The saga continues...


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