Back-linked attributes does not sync between Windows2003 and Samba4

Zahari Zahariev zahari.zahariev at
Wed Jun 16 11:20:49 MDT 2010


Your branch drs-links-wip2 works perfectly fine with my Windows2003
vampire test and ldapcmp verifies that all broken back-links are now

However I couldn't verify it with master bscause the build is broken
at the moment.  There is a compilation error in the first 20 files I
cannot get through.


On 6/14/10, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at> wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-05-25 at 18:14 +0300, Zahari Zahariev wrote:
>> Hello Andrew & Samba4,
>> Here is an interesting thing I have found this afternoon. I decided to
>> test
>> LDAPCMP on a real-world setup -- Samba4 vampires from Windows2003 domain
>> controller. Samba4 vampired OK and then it started OK there were
>> replication
>> requests going back and forth. However when I ran ldapcmp it showed
>> differences exclusively for attributes in objects which has remained only
>> in
>> the Windows2003 server. As Kamen noticed these are mostly back-linked
>> attributes which were not replicated.
> I've got a proposed fix for this in my drs-links-wip branch.  If you can
> try that out, and let me know if it works, I would appreciate it.
> We don't have any good tests for this, so another task is, after the
> 'net vampire' tests are in the tree, to create a separate provision in
> 2000 functional level, and do an ldapcmp after replication.
> Once I know if I've fixed the issue, I'll tidy up the patches a bit
> more, but any comments are of course welcome.
> Andrew Bartlett

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