[Samba] Samba4 Secondary DC Replication Concerns

"David González Herrera - [DGHVoIP]" info at dghvoip.com
Thu May 30 09:45:47 MDT 2013

On 5/30/2013 10:37 AM, Marc Muehlfeld wrote:
> Hello Paul,
> Am 30.05.2013 13:53, schrieb Paul Littlefield:
>> If I have 2 x Samba4 AD DCs, a primary and secondary, am I correct in
>> assuming that if I add a Windows Client to the DOMAIN it should
>> eventually replicate to the secondary DC?
> What exactly do you mean? Machine accounts?
Yes, every change you make to the domain is automatically replicated to 
the secondary, when you add a user, group, machine it gets replicated.

I have a Samba AD DC which replicates to a W2K8 R2 and I can even select 
DCs and chnage whichever I want and changes are instantly replicated 
between DCs.
> If you have multiple DC in your domain, and the directory replication 
> works ('samba-tool drs showrepl'), then every changes made are 
> transfered to each DC (accounts, directory ACLs, etc.)
> Only the SysVol share replication is currently not implemented. You 
> have to find a workaround (like doing it with rsync).
> Regard,
> Marc

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