[Samba] Winbind authentication issues when single Domain Controller down

Ralph Boehme slow at samba.org
Tue Apr 26 13:42:12 UTC 2022

On 4/26/22 15:36, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> I think you need to explain that in a bit more detail.
> It sounds like your Samba AD DC's are in one subnet and your clients
> are in another. If this is the case, you should be using 'sites', but
> you would still need a minimum of one DC in each site.

well, this is all correct of course, but the thing is: DC reconnect 
behaviour when the currently selected DC goes down is a long known 
problem. We just haven't seen someone throw the needed resources at the 
problem. This is sufficiently tricky to keep a Samba dev busy for a few 


Ralph Boehme, Samba Team                 https://samba.org/
SerNet Samba Team Lead      https://sernet.de/en/team-samba
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