status of DRS efforts in Samba4 (and a developer tutorial)

Rohit Rajan rohit.rajan at
Mon Feb 8 21:42:28 MST 2010

Dear All,

Any works on it will be helpfull

On 2/8/2010 5:59 PM, Rohit Rajan wrote:
> Hi,
> I tried the DRS on 2 seperate machines 1 the primary DC running Samba 
> 4.0.0alpha11-GIT-802e932 on CentOS release 5.4 (Final) and all is well 
> here, i made the changes to the smb.conf file and added the 
> replication commands
> dreplsrv:periodic-interval = 10
> dreplsrv:periodic-startup-interval = 5
> then started samba with the command "samba -i -M single -d4"
> then on the second machine i picked the latest git and done make 
> install, then copied the smb.conf from the first server and changed 
> the netbios name.
> also i copied the krb5.conf from the first DC and copy it onto second
> now when i'm trying to vampire it i'm getting this error
> Analyze and apply schema objects
> Failed to convert object 
> CN=account,CN=Schema,CN=Configuration,DC=catalyst-us,DC=com
> Failed to commit objects: WERR_GENERAL_FAILURE
> libnet_BecomeDC() failed - NT_STATUS_UNSUCCESSFUL
> Vampire of domain failed: NT_STATUS_UNSUCCESSFUL
> return code = -1
> any help would be wonderfull, thanks in advance

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