[Samba] GPO, multiple DCs, sites and sysvol

L.P.H. van Belle belle at bazuin.nl
Fri Apr 8 07:54:11 UTC 2016


Yes, something like. 

https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Bidirectional_Rsync/Unison_based_SysVol_replication_workaround 

https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Active_Directory_Sites 

and if needed you can also set a "prefferred" server per OU or site in GPO.

Greetz, 

Louis


> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: samba [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] Namens S├ębastien Le Ray
> Verzonden: vrijdag 8 april 2016 9:32
> Aan: samba at lists.samba.org
> Onderwerp: [Samba] GPO, multiple DCs, sites and sysvol
> 
> Hi list,
> 
> I recently realized that using multiple DC has a major drawback when
> using Samba
> 
> In my understanding, in a classical AD environment, sysvol share is
> supposed to be a DFS share. This means that proximity rules are applied
> when accessing to it.
> 
> When using samba it seems that we face a classical round-robin DNS,
> which can lead to the situation where a machine on site A tries to fetch
> its GPO (and scripts, and software) from a DC on site B (as per Murphy's
> law, the slowest is the link between the two sites, the higher the
> chances to use it).
> 
> Did I miss something?
> 
> Regards
> 
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