Bug in DC replication

Kamen Mazdrashki kamenim at samba.org
Tue Apr 5 04:16:03 MDT 2011

Hi Mattieu,

On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 11:30, Matthieu Patou <mat at samba.org> wrote:
> Hi Kamen,
>> Hi Mattieu,
>> Sorry for this took me so long. I am (and I still do) having problems with
>> upping my Samba dev environment (what a shame!). But from what I see
>> in source, this 'feature' is expected and it works this way from 2009.
>> Please take a look at repl_meta_data.c:3180 - all local USNs are set
>> to the new object USN number (which kind of make sense).
> Well for me it didn't as it means that we have to transfer all the
> attributes when just one is modified.
> Also it's not the behavior of Windows. Bellow there is the
> replPropertyMetaData for another w2k8r2 DC in the same domain, the DC was
> off most of the time but I just started it this morning, so it got the whole
> updates for the CN=test2,OU=test,DC=... at once, then I changed the
> description and we can see that only the USN of the changed is changed.
Great. So it need to be fixed.
I think I almost got my environment working again and I will start fixing this
(unless someone else beet me with a fix) :)

Thanks for testing this!


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