Problem with SYSVOL share

Matthieu Patou mat at
Wed Apr 25 02:57:53 MDT 2012

> Hello Matthieu,
> with correctly added parameter "host msdfs = yes" the Windows 2008
> member server no can successfully access the SYSVOL and NETLOGON shares.
> Has there been a change in the samba4 behavior lately ? I am sure that
> it worked in the past without this additional entry in smb.conf.
Well 2 years ago host msdfs = no was the default, the we changed it for 
yes, now that we have merge between s3 and s4 it might have defaulted to 
no one more time.
With windows 2008 host msdfs make a huge difference.

Matthieu Patou
Samba Team

More information about the samba-technical mailing list