[Samba] new DC preparation, nslookup and dig errors

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon Sep 25 15:25:05 UTC 2023

On Mon, 25 Sep 2023 15:18:01 +0000
Paul Littlefield via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> On 25/09/2023 15:17, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> > If you haven't joined as a DC, then at that point, there will not be
> > such a record for the new DC, it gets created when you first start
> > your new DC.
> OK, I was more concerned about the actual 'network error' as shown in
> my original post...
> "communications error to timed out"
> ... I have tried a few different times and get the same error each
> time.  This error is NOT shown when I test on the other running DCs.
> This is what I worried about and need advice on whether to risk a
> join or not?!  Could it be to do with the different IP address range?

Whilst anything is possible, if you are trying to connect to the
internal dns server on a machine that isn't yet a DC, then it will time
out, because there isn't a dns server there yet.

Of course. I may be misunderstanding things here.


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