[Samba] Make new server the "master"

mailist mailist at kaminot.xyz
Sat Sep 5 17:11:03 UTC 2020

Hi Peter,

noop just transfering the fsmo roles and you would be good  just
remember to demote the old DC afterwards

just remember you do not have concept of master in AD just fsmo holder


On 9/5/20 6:54 PM, Peter Pollock via samba wrote:
> Please forgive me, I'm not sure what terminology to use here so this
> question may sound wrong.
> I have built two servers samba servers with a new domain. They replicate
> happily and I can seem to do everything I could ever want on them.
> DC01 holds all the FSMO roles and, as the first one built, acts as the
> "master" for DNS. Nothing works well on either server if DC01 is not at the
> top of the hosts file.
> But this is in a temporary environment and what I'd like to do is build two
> production servers, connect them to this AD domain, get them working and
> then have them take over all the FSMO roles and for one of them to become
> the master for DNS so that I can switch off these two test servers I have
> built.
> My question is, what do I have to do to make another server the "master"?
> is it just transferring the FSMO roles or is there something else (apart
> from updating the host files on all the live servers)?
> Thanks in advance!

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