[Samba] New server and demoted with the same name and IP.

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon Aug 23 15:05:54 UTC 2021

On Mon, 2021-08-23 at 10:37 -0400, Rommel Rodriguez Toirac via samba
>  Hello all;
> I have two samba4 Active Directories.

Does that mean two domains or two machines in the same domain ? 
How are they running Samba, are they both DC's, or one DC and a Unix
domain member, or two Unix domain members ?
>  One with CentOS7 and one with CentOS8, both in the same network. I
> want to remove (demote) the samba4 server that is running on CentOS7
> (as additional samba4 server) and install Ubuntu and samba4 based on
> Louis' repo. 
> Will it be a bad procedure or bad idea if I use the same name and IP
> address for the new server? 

Depends on how you are running Samba.


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