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Re: [Samba] SAMBA failing to start after upgrade




Sorry I didn't read your earlier mail. I will run the FSMO role transfer on
the new working DC and will update you the result.

Thanks!

*Harsh Kukreja *Systems Administrator
*International University of Namibia *Tel: 061-4336000 - E-mail: h.kukreja
@ium.edu.na - Web:
*http://www.ium.edu.na <http://www.ium.edu.na/>*Private Bag
14005,Bachbrech. 21-31 Hercules Street, Dorado Park, Windhoek, NAMIBIA






On Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 12:19 PM, Harsh Kukreja <h.kukreja@xxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

> Hi Rowland
>
> The samba-tool command is not working please see the error below:
>
> root@iumdcdp01:/home/administrator# samba-tool
> ERROR(<type 'exceptions.ValueError'>): uncaught exception - bad marshal
> data (unknown type code)
>   File "/usr/bin/samba-tool", line 46, in <module>
>     retval = cmd._run("samba-tool", subcommand, *args)
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/samba/netcmd/__init__.py", line
> 210, in _run
>     cmd = self.subcommands[cmd_name]
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/samba/netcmd/main.py", line 35,
> in __getitem__
>     fromlist=['cmd_%s' % attr]),
>
> Please help to fix it.
>
> *Harsh Kukreja *Systems Administrator
> *International University of Namibia *Tel: 061-4336000 - E-mail: h.kukreja
> @ium.edu.na - Web:
> *http://www.ium.edu.na <http://www.ium.edu.na/>*Private Bag
> 14005,Bachbrech. 21-31 Hercules Street, Dorado Park, Windhoek, NAMIBIA
>
>
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 12:06 PM, Rowland Penny via samba <
> samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>> On Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:38:22 +0200
>> Harsh Kukreja <h.kukreja@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>
>> > The upgrade shouldn't have touched the Samba database, just the
>> > binaries etc, so check the smb.conf file and recreate it if you cannot
>> > find it, or if it is incorrect.
>> > The smb.conf still exists
>> > [global]
>> >         workgroup = IUMNET
>> >         realm = IUMNET.EDU.NA
>> >         netbios name = IUMDCDP01
>> >         server role = active directory domain controller
>> >         dns forwarder = 172.16.10.254
>> >         domain master = yes
>> >         preferred master = yes
>> > #       server services = +s3fs,+dnsupdate,+dns,+winbind,+kdc,+ldap
>> >         password server = 172.16.10.5
>> >         allow dns updates = nonsecure and secure
>> > #       lanman auth = Yes
>> > #       client lanman auth = Yes
>> >         ntlm auth = yes
>> >         client use spnego = no
>> >         client ldap sasl wrapping = sign
>> > #       ldap ssl ads = yes
>> > #       ldap ssl = start tls
>> >         ldap server require strong auth = no
>> > #       wins server = iumnet.edu.na
>> > #       wins support = Yes
>> >         time server = Yes
>> >         template shell = /bin/bash
>> >         template homedir = /home/%U
>> > #       idmap config * : backend = tdb
>> > #       idmap config *:range = 50000-1000000
>> >         full_audit:prefix = %u|%I|%m|%S
>> >         full_audit:failure = connect
>> >         full_audit:success = connect disconnect
>> >
>> > seize the FSMO roles to another DC, forcibly demote the dead DC
>> > Please help with the commands to seize the FSMO roles to another DC
>> > and forcibly demote the dead DC.
>>
>> OK, open a terminal on the DC you want to seize the FSMO roles to.
>> Type 'samba-tool --help'
>> This will show you the sub-commands available, the first one you want
>> is 'fsmo', so enter 'samba-tool fsmo --help'
>>
>> This will display:
>>
>> Usage: samba-tool fsmo <subcommand>
>>
>> Flexible Single Master Operations (FSMO) roles management.
>>
>>
>> Options:
>>   -h, --help  show this help message and exit
>>
>>
>> Available subcommands:
>>   seize     - Seize the role.
>>   show      - Show the roles.
>>   transfer  - Transfer the role.
>> For more help on a specific subcommand, please type: samba-tool fsmo
>> <subcommand> (-h|--help)
>>
>> Now enter 'samba-tool fsmo seize --help'
>>
>> From the output of the above command, you should be able to work out
>> the command to seize the FSMO roles to this DC is:
>>
>> samba-tool fsmo seize --role=all --force -UAdministrator
>>
>> You will be prompted for a password
>>
>> The roles should be now be 'seized' to this DC.
>>
>> You can use another user instead of 'Administrator', but the user must
>> have the required permissions.
>>
>> you use '--force' to stop the command trying to transfer the roles,
>> this will fail because the old DC is offline, so why bother ;-)
>>
>> I will leave you to work out how to remove the other dead server, but
>> as a hint, it is under 'samba-tool domain'
>>
>> Rowland
>>
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