Re: [Samba] Windows client still tries to connect to old AD after replacement
- Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:01:39 +0000
- From: Rowland Penny via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Samba] Windows client still tries to connect to old AD after replacement
On Tue, 29 Jan 2019 23:20:05 +0000
Piers Kittel via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've decided to completely replace an old AD with a fresh, brand new
> - the only thing linking the two is that I've transferred the user
> profiles & home folders over to the new one and I'm testing this
> configuration by disconnecting one of the Windows 10 computers from
> the old AD and then connecting it to the new AD.
> Old AD:
> Name - ad.domain.intranet
> IP - 192.168.0.17
> New AD:
> Name - domain-ad.domain.intranet
> IP - 192.168.0.11
> So when no-one was in the office, I synced the home & profile folders
> of both ADs, powered down the old AD and connected the test computer
> to the new AD. It works fine, and I was able to log in as
> domain\Administrator fine. I set up the user profiles and group
> policies by following the instructions here:
> Once done, I restarted the computer and logged in as
> domain\Administrator, and got a "Couldn't synchronise your profile"
> and "Couldn't connect to \\192.168.0.17\Profiles\Administrator" and
> plenty of messages saying something like
> "\\192.168.0.17\Users\Administrator\Documents is corrupt, do you want
> to move this to the recycle bin?" - why is the client still trying to
> connect to 192.168.0.17? I've searched high and low and couldn't find
> any setting that referred to 192.168.0.17, am hoping someone can tell
> me what I'm missing please?
> Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
> With kind regards - Piers
I do not use roaming profiles, but I seem to remember that they are are
liberally plastered with SID-RID's. It is the SID that identifies the
domain, so it is this that is probably causing your computers looking
for the old DC.
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