[Samba] Courses of action I can take:

Zombie Ryushu zombie_ryushu at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 1 10:11:23 UTC 2022

On 6/1/22 06:05, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> On Wed, 2022-06-01 at 05:49 -0400, Zombie Ryushu via samba wrote:
>> If I know what files in Samba's private folder I can delete and
>> remove
>> the join using one of my other DC, I don't know if I can delete the
>> entire folder.
> You need to demote a DC first, forcibly if necessary, then purge Samba.
>> How do I switch the DC from MIT to Heimdal?
> Join another DC that uses the builtin Heimdal, either by using a distro
> that uses it by default, finding Samba packages for your distro that
> use Heimdal or by compiling Samba yourself.
>> Modifying DNS is off the table for right now, because it could
>> cripple
>> my entire network's Name resolution.
> You are crippling your DC's now, they are supposed to be authoritative
> for the AD dns domain.
>> The file server issue deals with the relative smallness of my
>> network. I
>> don't keep all DCs or all servers active at one time. Only one
>> server
>> runs constantly.
> Do you have multiple DC's ? if so, they will get out of sync unless
> they are all on at the same time.
> Rowland
I do, the other two are offline most of the time.

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