[Samba] ERROR: Transfer of 'pdc' role failed: Failed FSMO transfer: WERR_GEN_FAILURE

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Jan 22 15:27:00 UTC 2021

On 22/01/2021 14:41, Matthias Leopold via samba wrote:
> Am 22.01.21 um 15:32 schrieb Rowland penny via samba:
>> On 22/01/2021 14:23, Matthias Leopold via samba wrote:
>>>> Are the correct FSMO role owners shown ?
>>> I don't know how to determine "correct".
>> 'correct' would be if you expect 'DC01' to hold all the FSMO roles.
> Yes, result is always as expected.
>>> After I do "samba-tool fsmo transfer" for each role, the output of 
>>> 'samba-tool fsmo show' changes accordingly. The only thing is that I 
>>> get the mentioned error when transferring the PDC role.
>> Does this happen if you use 'all' instead of individual Fsmo roles ?
> It happens with 'samba-tool fsmo transfer --role=all' (which 
> terminates at that point) and with 'samba-tool fsmo transfer --role=pdc'
> Matthias
Problem is, it works without errors for myself.

I wonder if it has anything to do with the rid pool ?


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