[Samba] replace DC

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Sat May 15 08:09:50 UTC 2021

On 14/05/2021 23:39, Jason Keltz via samba wrote:
> Hi.
> I have two AD DCs named dc1 and dc2.
> dc1 has all the FSMO roles.
> If I demote dc2, what happens to the Linux clients that are running 
> winbind and connected to dc2?

Your clients would look for another DC and find and use dc1

> Ideally, I'd like to demote dc2, install new dc2, then join dc2 back 
> to the domain.  In theory, it sounds like it should work.  I just 
> won't to create any problems :)

The best plan would be to give the new DC a different name, after all, 
what is in a name.


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