DCERPC requirements for DFS-R

Stefan Metzmacher metze at samba.org
Wed Sep 6 23:30:01 UTC 2017

Am 06.09.2017 um 23:40 schrieb Garming Sam:
> Mentioned here:
> https://lists.samba.org/archive/samba-technical/2014-October/102737.html

The current code is here:


I'll reply more detailed in the next days. (If not ping me again :-)


> 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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