[Samba] replicating sysvol to a 2008r2 server

Neil Price nprice at gibb.co.za
Fri Sep 18 06:55:28 UTC 2015

On 16/09/2015 16:03, Sketch wrote:
> Glad to hear someone is actually doing this.  This is on my todo list, but I haven't set it up 
> yet.  There is (or was, I haven't checked recently) a mention of it on the samba wiki, but the 
> page it links to doesn't exist.
>> To sync sysvol I used deltacopy rsync server on the windows box. No acl support. Would cwrsync be 
>> better?
> Old, but seems to imply that cygwin with rsync -A (which no longer requires a patch) may do what 
> you want, though it sounds like you might need to populate cygwin's /etc/passwd with the Unix UIDs 
> used on the Samba side to get it to work:
> https://lists.samba.org/archive/rsync/2006-October/016532.html

A little update, the first two errors in original post I found I could ignore. It seems they are 
common even on pure MS installations. The KB article referred in the error is completely irrelevant.

The last two errors I got rid of by putting the DN of my domain in THe msSD_reference-Domain 
attribure in the CN=(UID-number),CN=Partitions,CN=Configuration,DC=ad,DC=domain,dc=com, rgen 
rplication partitions froom the samba server to the windows server. It seems the samba4 does not set 
these attributes but I'm not sure if this is important enough to be a bug.

I'm still getting "unexpected number of reps-to neighbours returned from (samba4 server)"

Testing continues.

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