[Samba] Can't join domain (LDAP error)

O'Connor, Daniel darius at dons.net.au
Mon Nov 9 04:13:37 UTC 2020

> On 9 Nov 2020, at 14:41, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 2020-11-09 at 10:16 +1030, O'Connor, Daniel wrote:
>> OK, are there any special considerations given I am joining it as a
>> DC?
>> I guess I have to demote first, although I suppose I can join as a
>> normal member for test purposes.
> No need to demote after failures, but on the success arm rejoining the
> DC might fail when we recognise we are joined.  This is an extra safety
> check.
> Also regardless it isn't awesome to be creating and deleting lots of
> DCs in production.


> You could potentially just test with 
> ldbsearch -H ldap://mydc -k yes
> However, and that would be harmless.

Good idea.
First step is building Samba from source which is not a fun experience on FreeBSD :(

Daniel O'Connor
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are so many of them to choose from."
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