replication rename fixes in 4.1

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Thu Apr 3 14:34:44 MDT 2014

On Thu, 2014-04-03 at 16:09 +0200, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
> Am 26.03.2014 21:41, schrieb Andrew Bartlett:
> > On Wed, 2014-03-26 at 20:48 +0100, Stefan (metze) Metzmacher wrote:
> >> Hi Andrew,
> >>
> >> a while ago you fixed some rename problems during incoming replication.
> >>
> >> I saw a domain with 4.0 where some corruption happened.
> >>
> >> An object was created on DC1 then replicated to DC2.
> >> Then the DCs lost their link and the object was
> >> deleted on DC2 and modified on DC1.
> >>
> >> When the link came back DC2 replicated the modification
> >> from DC1 and renamed the object to its original dn,
> >> as always used the incoming dn,
> >> which means the "cn" and "name" attributes doesn't match the rdn
> >> in the dn anymore.
> >>
> >> Then the result is replicated back to DC1 and there we have the original dn
> >> and original "name" attribute while "cn" is the correct value with \nDEL.
> >>
> >> Is this the problem you intended to fix?
> > 
> > Yes, I think this was the kind of issue I was trying to fix, but this
> > may also be an additional issue.  The main issue was around deleted
> > objects un-deleting themselves (moving out from under CN=Deleted
> > Objects), and instead gaining their original name from the other replica
> > again. 
> Yes, they get back their original dn, while the 'name' attribute
> still has the correct value. As the RDN value is replicated implicitly
> it's also wrong on all but one DC (the one that created the problem, it
> still has the RDN value == name value).
> Here're some patches for dbcheck and a simple bug fix I found during the
> developement.
> I've created for it.

If you captured a testing sam.ldb in that state, can we please have it
for our dbcheck tests?

I'll shortly propose something similar for the missing-object-class
test, with the database artefacts from my testing there yesterday.


Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT

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