sysvol replication between ntvfs and s3fs

Daniele Dario d.dario76 at
Thu Sep 20 01:03:23 MDT 2012

Hi Andrew,

On Wed, 2012-09-19 at 23:56 -0700, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-09-19 at 16:18 +0200, 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?
> > 
> > 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.
> Correct, you need to reset the ACLs otherwise editing the GPOs won't
> work, even if the permissions appear to be correct.  This will also
> correct any invalid posix owners (ntvfs -> s3fs direction only). 
> Andrew Bartlett

can you please clarify it? Are you saying that when syncing sysvol on
the DC which is using s3fs it is also needed to re-run samba-tool ntacl

If yes isn't it better if I upgrade also the primary DC to rc1 and than
move to s3fs it too?


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