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When you set up your first DC with Samba4, the term used is that you "provision" the domain. Among other things, provisioning creates the databases Samba uses. Then when you add another DC (and you should have at least 2) you install Samba on it, configure it to use the first DC as its nameserver, and then join the domain. This will replicate the ...


Active directory knows the concept of multiple DCs replicating in a multi-master fashion. That means that you can add additional DCs to your existing domain. See the full instructions on the Samba Wiki. In this setup, all DCs for the domain will be active simultaneously, and clients will use all of them. If one DC fails, the clients will simply continue to ...

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