[Samba] smb.conf different between first DC and replica DC

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Dec 6 21:23:33 UTC 2016

On Tue, 6 Dec 2016 20:56:23 +0000
Brian Candler via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Under ubuntu 16.04, compiling samba 4.5.1 from source, I've created
> an initial DC and a replica DC by following:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setting_up_Samba_as_an_Active_Directory_Domain_Controller
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Joining_a_Samba_DC_to_an_Existing_Active_Directory
> For the second one I had to add the extra DNS records as per:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Verifying_and_Creating_a_DC_DNS_Record
> Now, I think it's worked OK. However I see there are two lines in 
> smb.conf on the first server which aren't in the second server:
>      idmap_ldb:use rfc2307 = yes
>      xattr_tdb:file = /usr/local/samba/var/locks/xattr.tdb
> Should I add these to the second machine? 

In theory yes, but the presence of the second line shows you are not
using the system ACLs, you are using a tdb file. You may have to run
the provision again ;-)


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