Re: [Samba] Recurrent DNS issues after DC loss
- Date: Tue, 5 Jun 2018 14:39:48 -0400
- From: lingpanda101 via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Samba] Recurrent DNS issues after DC loss
On 6/5/2018 2:11 PM, Ole Traupe via samba wrote:
I have a domain in production on two sites (subnets, via "Sites and
Services") with originally two DCs. One went down due to HDD (-> old
hardware) error. Now, occasionally, clients cant access/find the file
server (domain member). This does not occur on all clients at the same
time, however, so I am rather sure it is not the file server itself,
but a DNS problem.
I couldn't find anything diagnostic in the logs. Default log level was
not informative, I think, while log level 10 I just could not
Can someone recommend a log level? Should I look on the DC or on the
Do I have to remove the offline DC completely from DNS and Sites and
Services for this mess to stop?
I appreciate any advice.
If you haven't already removed the dead DC from your network you
should do that first.
Your clients DNS may still be pointing to the offline DC causing look up
delays. Also did you have your DC's pointing to themselves for DNS or
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