[Samba] Migrate Samba AD to Windows AD for M365

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon Apr 19 17:34:05 UTC 2021

On 19/04/2021 18:11, Max Olivas wrote:
> Test domain??? Aren't you a funny guy.  Just kidding. yes, I am doing 
> this part in a test environment but the Windows DC is also up in my 
> live environment.
> Using powershell on my Windoze DC I've transferred the 5 FSMO roles 
> that it seems to know about (Schema master, Domain naming master, PDC, 
> RID pool manager, Infrastructure master). What about the other two, 
> DomainDnsZonesMasterRole and ForestDnsZonesMasterRole?  Do they only 
> exist to Samba or is there another way to transfer them?

I do not think there are any Windows tools to do this, you may have to 
use adsi-edit. Windows seems to describe the dns FSMO roles as the 
'hidden' roles. Reading the 'transfer_dns_role' code from fsmo.py ( 
samba-master/python/samba/netcmd/fsmo.py) may help to show how to do this.


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