[Samba] Azure AD Connect password sync / Get-ADReplAccount PS module not working

Thomas Maerz tmaerz at brewerscience.com
Fri Jul 21 20:53:04 UTC 2017

In my experience, most of the Get-AD PS commands don’t work with Samba4 because they use AD web services rather than RPC or LDAP to connect to the directory server.


On 7/21/17, 2:17 PM, "samba on behalf of Arthur Ramsey via samba" <samba-bounces at lists.samba.org on behalf of samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

    I created a service account that's a member of enterprise admins, domain 
    admins and domain controllers.  I also explicitly gave the account 
    replication permissions at the domain level.
    This is the error I'm getting.
    Server: PS C:\Users\arthurr\Downloads> Get-ADReplAccount -SamAccountName ***redacted**** -Domain mediture -Server dc01.mediture.dom -Credential $cred -Protocol TCP
    Get-ADReplAccount : The naming context could not be found
    At line:1 char:1
    + Get-ADReplAccount -SamAccountName ***redacted**** -Domain mediture -Server dc01.mediture ...
    + ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
         + CategoryInfo          : NotSpecified: (:) [Get-ADReplAccount], Win32Exception
         + FullyQualifiedErrorId : System.ComponentModel.Win32Exception,DSInternals.PowerShell.Commands.GetADReplAccountCommand
    Once person said they got it working on an older version of Samba: 
    I am using 4.6.4 (soon to be 4.6.6).
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