7 Replies Latest reply: Apr 3, 2013 9:59 AM by Erick Moore RSS

Removing a windows domain controller from the NetApp

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Greetings all:


I have googled around for about a week trying to find a definitive answer to this question and am finding nothing that answers my concerns.


In short, my NetApp (an FAS3140) has 3 domain controllers referenced in it's setup.


cmasd3001155a> cifs domaininfo
NetBios Domain:           CM-NA
Windows 2003 Domain Name: cm-na.comaugroup.com
Type:                     Windows 2003
Filer AD Site:            ussth

Current Connected DCs:    \\CMAWN3005640 and \\BDC001
Total DC addresses found: 3
Preferred Addresses:
Favored Addresses:
                     CMAWN3005640     PDC
                     CMAWN3005642     PDCBROKEN
Other Addresses:

Connected AD LDAP Server: \\cmawn3005640.cm-na.comaugroup.com
Preferred Addresses:
Favored Addresses:
Other Addresses:


My problem: the server at does not exist any more (and hasn't for some time). The question: Is there a clean way to remove this server from the list the 1) does not require me to take CIFS offline and 2) does not have ANY risk of loosing and CIFS exports or permissions?


It's probably a purely aesthetic issue, but the absence of this server is causing a bunch of these errors in the CLI:

cmasd3001155a> Mon Mar 25 08:37:16 EDT [cmasd3001155a: nbt.nbss.socketError:error]: NBT: Cannot connect to server over NBSS socket for port 139. Error 0x23: Resource temporarily unavailable.


cmasd3001155a> version

NetApp Release 7.3.2P4: Tue Jan 12 12:31:24 PST 2010


Thanks for your help!


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