sysvol replication between ntvfs and s3fs

Matthieu Patou mat at
Wed Sep 19 10:05:00 MDT 2012

On 09/19/2012 07:18 AM, Daniele Dario wrote:
> Hi Matthiew and samba team,
> I'm looking if it is possible to sync sysvol partition between my two
> samba4 DCs and I found your "sync_dc" script.
> Would rsync -X -u -a work also if one DC is working with NTVFS while the
> other uses S3FS?
Yes it should work more or less you'll need also the -A to preserve unix 
acls as well as s3fs use them.

Still the biggest issue that you'll face is that the uid for Windows 
users can be differents and so the unix acls won't be correct but there 
is nothing we can do in the short term.

> Sorry if the question is stupid but I've read that there are differences
> between the two implementations and that moving from NTVFS to S3FS
> requires to use the sysvolreset command to apply right ACLs.
> Thanks,
> Daniele.


Matthieu Patou
Samba Team

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