[Samba] Active Directory Replication Status Tool From Microsoft

lingpanda101 at gmail.com lingpanda101 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 27 13:58:15 UTC 2016

On 6/24/2016 5:25 PM, Thomas Maerz wrote:
> I know this is an old ‘thread’ but if you want to use the Microsoft AD 
> Replication Status Tool, you need to add the DN of your domain to 
> those two cross reference entries because Samba4 does not do that for 
> some reason.
> Here’s a link on how to do it with RSAT: 
> https://www.safaribooksonline.com/library/view/active-directory-cookbook/0596004648/ch17s09.html
> After I did this the AD Replication Status Tool started working.
> Thomas Maerz
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>> On Feb 18, 2015, at 2:14 PM, James <lingpanda101 at gmail.com 
>> <mailto:lingpanda101 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>    Using this tool on a Samba 4.1.16 forest I get the following two 
>> errors.
>> DC=ForestDnsZones,DC=domain,DC=local    NamingContext    1    Failed 
>> Discovery: Property 'msds-sdreferencedomain' does not exist.
>> DC=DomainDnsZones,DC=domain,DC=local NamingContext     1   Failed 
>> Discovery: Property 'msds-sdreferencedomain' does not exist.
>> Replication does indeed work as I can verify using samba tools. I see 
>> reference to the 'msds-sdreferencedomain' in the Samba wiki under 
>> Task DSDB#02. It appears further development is needed on this front. 
>> Has this been addressed in 4.1.2? Thanks.
>> -- 
>> -James
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     I have since found this out and added what you have linked. Are you 
by chance using a domain that ends in .local? I've seen Windows DC's 
fail to add this attribute as well if using .local.


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