[Samba] Bidirectional wiki page correction suggestion

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Sun Oct 23 15:36:25 UTC 2016

On Sun, 23 Oct 2016 09:40:36 -0500
Bob of Donelson Trophy via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> I just setup replication of sysvol between my two DC's using the
> "Bidirectional Rsync/osync based SysVol replication workaround" and
> all went well with two exception. 
> First, it seems that since an upgrade to Openssh version 7.0 that
> "dsa" key use is disabled by default by the Openssh team. There has
> been some questions for some time now regarding the security of "dsa"
> keys and the new default is to use "rsa" keys. (Not opening a
> "dsa"/"rsa" key debate here, Openssh team did what they did. An
> Internet search found other distros noting the same dsa/rsa issue.) 
> Simply changing the "dsa" throughout the directions to "rsa" solved
> any problems I was having and all went well. 
> Perhaps the wiki pages, both "Bidirectional Rsync/osync based SysVol
> replication workaround" and "Bidirectional Rsync/unison based SysVol
> replication workaround" should be adjusted to reflect the "new" "rsa"
> key default. 
> Second, the "root" in the 'crontab -e' string suggestion is not needed
> (on Ubuntu 16.04 in my case) as user is setting up a crontab process
> within the "root" crontab. No reason to call the user at all (again,
> in my case with Ubuntu 16.04.) (Other distros might be different.) 
> This is only a suggestion. 
> Thank you.

OK, I have changed 'dsa' to 'rsa' on both pages.
I haven't changed the crontab contents, the 'Osync' page is based on
the 'Unison' page and this is based on information supplied by Louis Van
Belle. I think Louis needs to explain why 'root' is in root's crontab,
there may be a reason.


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