[Samba] FSMO transfer status

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri May 21 06:48:17 UTC 2021

On 21/05/2021 07:14, Anders Östling via samba wrote:
> I am playing in my lab to learn more on how to get rid of Windows as
> DC. A new Samba ADDC has been successfully joined to the domain (after
> a downgrade to functional level 2008 from 2012R2).
> Replication works between the old HP-SRV02 (Win) and the new HP-SRV10
> (Samba), confirmed on both sides. Also, DNS queries can be done to
> both servers.
> Next step is to convert the Win2019 DC to a regular member server. I
> started bt transferring the FSMO roles. It seems to have worked, but
> there is an error message that worries me a bit.
> root at HP-SRV10:/var/log/samba# samba-tool fsmo transfer --role=all

I take it that you didn't read 'samba-tool fsmo transfer --help' , where 
it says:

You must provide an Admin user and password.


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