[Samba] AD Joining Failed in middle

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Nov 4 10:08:10 UTC 2020

On 04/11/2020 09:09, Biswajit Banerjee via samba wrote:
> Hi Experts ,
> Wanted to Join Samba 4.13 to Win2K as ADC on Samba box of 4vcpu/16 GB 
> RAm . It failed while "committing SAM database" , which took few hours .
> Need Advice for
>  * How can we rejoin , what are steps needs to perform at Win2K side
>    for cleanup ?
>  * Why "Committing SAM Database " taking so much of time for 2K Users
>    and 3K Computers ? How can we Reduce the time taken ?
> Biswajit
By 'Win2K' I take it you are referring to a Windows 2000 DC, this uses a 
different dns system to the one that a Samba AD DC uses. I think you 
will have to upgrade your 'Win2K' to a 2003 DC first then upgrade the 
dns, see here:



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