samba4 group policy with 2 DC's

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Wed Mar 9 00:28:59 MST 2011

On Mon, 2011-03-07 at 12:27 -0500, Aaron E. wrote:
> Hello,
> I've been fighting an issue with the group policy editor and I believe 
> that I have found the determining factor.. Group policy editor works 
> sometimes and other times it doesn't..
> My configuration,
> Samba4 PDC
> Samba4 BDC
> 2 windows 2008 term servers..
> What seems to have happened is this:
> When I joined the domain  with the BDC,, the policies did no sync to the 
> BDC. When I was looking at the error on the windows server, stated it 
> was trying to connect to filesrv2 (BDC) .. I checked and sure enough 
> there were no policies on the BDC.

Yes, you will need to move the policy files to the BDC with a tool such
as rsync.  We have not yet implemented the windows file replication
protocol yet. 

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 
Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.

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