DCERPC requirements for DFS-R

Garming Sam garming at catalyst.net.nz
Wed Sep 6 21:40:02 UTC 2017

Mentioned here:


On 07/09/17 08:48, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> 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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