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Re: [Samba] Samba AD - Trust Relationship error.

On Wed, 29 Nov 2017 08:58:54 -0500
subscriptions <subscriptions@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 11/28/2017 01:55 PM, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> > .local' as the TLD
> I have been thinking of this issue. I did turn off Avahi for the time 
> being but have been thinking about this all night. My situation is
> that I will be migrating a SBS Exchange server to Icewarp - take the
> place of exchange. I have already setup the new server and have done
> the migration but its not live yet. Eventually I will be moving the 
> companies current email from a third party provider to the local
> server as the quota limit is being constantly hit. So, I have to make
> a decision on this.
> If I reconfigure the new server with the current registered domain
> name pointed to the email host then they could have dns issues and
> not be able to get their email until I move the new server into
> production.
> I could just register a new domain name and reconfigure the server
> for that. However, I am afraid I might run into issues on the
> workstations being able to pull up their current desktops and may
> lead to a full blown backup and restore of their files and other
> issues.
> I could (you do not recommend of course) leave the current local
> network domain name alone work out some sort of email transfer to the
> local domain. I see this as not the right approach and probably be a
> lot more work than just correcting the current issue.
> My original plan was to just migrate all exchange email to the new 
> server and get them up and running as soon as possible and then work
> on taking over the email role that their third party email host does. 
> However, I guess its like opening up a can of worms. The more I dig
> into this issue the more I find wrong.
> I took over administering this client about a year ago and have been 
> planning this change over for some time. I always had this as a long 
> term goal as I have had to learn a lot and still am.
> Im thinking right now of just registering a new domain name and 
> reconfiguring for it. Then re-migrate the exchange data. Then when I
> am more comfortable I can make the switch from the third party email
> host to the local server.
> I know my questions are not actually related to samba right now but I 
> wanted to ask your opinion because of your expertise.
> Thanx,
> jdegraw

If you are setting up a new AD domain and have a registered dns domain,
then use a subdomain for AD i.e. if you own 'example.com', use
'ad.example.com' for AD.


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