Re: [Samba] Error removing Windows DC from AD
- Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2018 06:38:24 +1200
- From: Andrew Bartlett via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Samba] Error removing Windows DC from AD
On Wed, 2018-06-20 at 13:13 +0200, Pietro Stäheli via samba wrote:
> I'm preparing to move a small business environment away from
> Windows-based AD (Windows Server 2012R2, Domain and Forest downgraded to
> Win2008R2 level) to Samba. So far in my lab environment joining Samba as
> a DC works, including DNS and Sysvol replication.
To be clear, we don't replicate sysvol, you need to work that out
yourself (yes, this sucks).
> Is there any further preparation I need to do on the Windows server side
> to make a clean demotion possible? I can force the removal of the
> Windows DC but this led to leftover data in the LDAP database and DNS
> that I have to excise by hand, which I don't find ideal.
> I'm thankful for any advice on how to accomplish this.
samba-tool domain demote --remove-other-dead-server
This should clean up most of it. What is still left behind?
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba
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