[Samba] sysvolcheck on fresh samba 4.7 DCs

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Oct 26 10:02:43 UTC 2017

On Thu, 26 Oct 2017 11:38:19 +0200
mj via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> I joined a new samba-4.7 DC to our AD, replicated everything over,
> then turned off the old DCs, seized fsmo roles, and added two extra
> 4.7 DCs.
> Everything above succeeded without warnings, and everything seems to
> be running very well finally, except for the sysvolcheck /
> sysvolreset.
> We're on xfs, and the File System Support checks on the samba wiki
> page all pass, although at the time of the domain join, I had not yet 
> installed acl / xattr / attr. Not sure if these are required at join 
> time, but anyway, no warning was given during the join.
> The idmap.ldb was NOT copied from the old DCs, but I kept the new 
> default one instead, since all three DCs are new, this would be ok..?

Well it wouldn't give you the problem you are having, but you should
sync idmap.ldb from the first DC to the others.

> This happens on all three new DCs, debian stretch, 

Have you compared the contents of /var/lib/samba/sysvol on the first DC
with the others ? (hint, hint)

After you have checked, you might find this wikipage useful:



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