Bug in DC replication

Kamen Mazdrashki kamenim at samba.org
Tue Apr 5 05:29:01 MDT 2011

On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 13:51, Matthieu Patou <mat at samba.org> wrote:
> On 05/04/2011 14:16, Kamen Mazdrashki wrote:
>> 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) :)
> I got this fix, it's not tested against make test but I'm happy with what it
> does in the tests I've done so far.
> I'll make test soon.

Looks great :)


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