DCERPC requirements for DFS-R

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Sep 6 20:48:03 UTC 2017

On Wed, Sep 06, 2017 at 12:01:01PM +1200, Garming Sam via samba-technical wrote:
> Hi,
> We've been asked to look into SYSVOL replication and I'm aware that
> our current DCERPC infrastructure is insufficient, but I haven't got
> a good understanding of exactly what this entails. In particular, I
> was wondering if these requirements would be diminished at all if we
> only supported the initial sync. Just supporting the initial sync
> appears simplify a number of the ACL problems that we currently
> encounter (because we can pass through Samba and do our mappings)
> and seems to be a reasonable partial step towards implementing the
> overall protocol. Any ongoing replication could be made ad-hoc (with
> whatever mechanisms are currently being used), until the time we
> choose to implement the remainder.
> Matthieu had at one point, a simple client to do the initial sync,
> so part of the work there is resolved and/or known. The question is
> the corresponding server functionality.

Can you point me at the client code just so I can take a quick
look ?

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