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Re: [Samba] after demoting a dc question




On Sun, 19 Nov 2017 14:57:38 -0600
Robert Wooden via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> In the event demoting a DC caused an issue due to an error (yes, on
> the user part) could the demoted DC be re-joined to allow correction
> of the issue?
> 
> Or should one never rejoin a demoted DC?
> 

In theory, you should be able to demote a DC, clean everything up and
re-join it to the domain. Unfortunately there have been a lot of reports
of this not working, so I would change its hostname and IP before
attempting the join.

Rowland
 

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