[Samba] Missing Policies directory -> how to recreate it?

James lingpanda101 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 24 16:24:50 UTC 2015

On 11/24/2015 10:40 AM, mathias dufresne wrote:
> Hi all,
> As I'm dumb, last time I played to update Samba version I forgot to keep a
> copy Policies directory in $samba_dir/sysvol/$samba_domain_name/.
> Is there any command to rebuild that directory with default policies?
> If there is not, are the IDs of default policies are always the same or
> samba generates this IDs? If they are always the same I would be able to
> copy them from another domain, a blank one.
> Cheers,
> mathias
Do you mean the default Domain Group Policy and Domain Controller Group 
policy? If so yes. Follow this link.


I've never created the directory only the policies. I assume you may be 
able to create the directory and reset the permissions on the sysvol?


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