[Samba] Winbind authentication issues when single Domain Controller down

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Apr 26 13:46:41 UTC 2022

On Tue, 2022-04-26 at 15:42 +0200, Ralph Boehme wrote:
> 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 
> weeks.
> Cheers!
> -slow

Well, yes, but it isn't going to help if the OP has a duff network set
up :-)

Don't forget, AD really needs good DNS.

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