[Samba] Syncing Sysvol

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Jul 17 12:16:05 UTC 2019

On 17/07/2019 13:02, Jonathon Reinhart wrote:

> I have the [Sysvol] share in smb.conf marked "read only = yes". That
> way, if someone connects GPO Editor to a DC other than the PDC
> Emulator, it will fail to write the changes, thus enforcing the "GPOs
> are only edited on the PDC Emulator DC". This is acceptable in a small
> organization; YMMV.
If Sysvol is 'read only' it is not writable by anything.
>> This wasn't what I was getting at though. If Sysvol on the PDC Emulator
>> is updated and all other DC's are watching for updates, it is very
>> possible that they will all try to update their Sysvol at the same time.
> Ah, I see. Is this an actual performance problem, or are we
> prematurely optimizing? :-)
Probably both, I have see reports on here of domains with 20 DC's, image 
19 DC's trying to download exactly the same files all at once.


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