[Samba] Domain join failure - error during DRS repl ADD: No objectClass found in replPropertyMetaData

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Nov 16 08:53:03 UTC 2015

On Sun, 2015-11-15 at 20:36 -0600, Matthew Delfino wrote:
> Hello Colleagues and Mentors,
> I'm attempting to join a Samba AD DC that I compiled with samba 4.3.1
> on Ubuntu 14.04.3 to a group of three AD DCs, also running Samba on
> Ubuntu 14.04.3, but each of them is running Canonical's pre-compiled
> Samba package, v4.1.6.

> It appears to me that this initial replication is choking here:
>   No objectClass found in replPropertyMetaData for
> CN=kerio_emailgroup,OU=Services,OU=Groups,OU=knock,DC=mydomain,DC=lan
> !
> This makes me think something about my addition of specialized schema
> has triggered, or tripped on, a bug somewhere downstream. I searched
> for strings on the internet with similar warnings and found this
> conversation between Rowland Penny and Luke Bigum:
>   https://lists.samba.org/archive/samba/2015-June/192516.html
> I'm wondering if I'm in a similar pickle. Could this be the bug I'm
> hitting?
>   https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10973#c8
> Any advice on how to get myself out of this, via work-arounds or
> whatever, would be greatly appreciated. Thank you in advance!

Yes, this is the same issue.  You need to upgrade to Samba 4.3 on the
source DC, run dbcheck, fix the issues, and then you can join another
DC to the domain.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                       http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team  http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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