sysvol replication between ntvfs and s3fs

Gémes Géza geza at
Wed Sep 19 10:30:09 MDT 2012

2012-09-19 18:05 keltezéssel, Matthieu Patou írta:
> 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.

If you have idmap_ldb:use rfc2307 = yes on both servers and nss 
configured for winbind you should have the same uid/gid on both servers 
you've set in the directory.


Geza Gemes

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