[Samba] demote ad dc

Andrea Ballarati andrea.ballarati at gmail.com
Sat Aug 21 09:09:16 UTC 2021

Thank you Andrew, going from scatch.


Il 20/08/2021 12:56, Andrew Bartlett ha scritto:
> On Fri, 2021-08-20 at 12:52 +0200, Andrea Ballarati via samba wrote:
>> Hello,
>> in my lan I have an ad dc samba and a file server that is ad dc too
>> (Version 4.11.6-Ubuntu).
>> I know this configuration is not recommended and I want to demote the
>> ad
>> dc file server to a simple domain member.
>> What is the correct procedure to follow? I have googled a bit but
>> coudn't find any suitable instructions.
> Samba doesn't really have a demote codepath.  You essentially start
> from scratch again.  Yes, I know we have tools that 'demote', but it
> won't get you a well-working domain member server.
> In particular any idmapping won't be preserved, as the systems are
> incompatible.
> Sorry!
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> Andrew Bartlett (he/him)       https://samba.org/~abartlet/
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ing. Andrea Ballarati
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