[Samba] Sysvol replication between DC

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Sun Aug 18 15:48:02 UTC 2019

On 18/08/2019 16:39, Marcio Demetrio Bacci wrote:
> Hi,
> I have followed the guidelines outlined in the article:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Joining_a_Samba_DC_to_an_Existing_Active_Directory#Built-in_User_.26_Group_ID_Mappings.
> I had a doubt:
> When I ran the tdbbackup -s .bak command idmap.ldb which is 2MB 
> generated a 720k-sized idmap.ldb.bak file.
> I have stopped the samba service on CD 2, replaced the idmap.ldb file 
> with idmap.ldb.bak, renamed .bak to .ldb and reset Sysvol, then 
> restarted the samba-ad-dc service. However the 2 Samba 4 idmap.ldb 
> files (DC1 and DC2) were different in size. This is normal?
Probably, but you can check it with 'tdbbackup -v idmap.ldb'


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