[Samba] GPO Issue after adding second DC -> winning gpo Result: Failure (Error Code: 0x80070035)

me at tdiehl.org me at tdiehl.org
Mon Feb 1 15:41:46 UTC 2021

On Fri, 29 Jan 2021, Rowland penny via samba wrote:

> On 29/01/2021 15:36, Marco Shmerykowsky via samba wrote:
>>  On 1/29/2021 2:58 AM, L.P.H. van Belle via samba wrote:
>>>  2) samba-tool sysvol reset on dc with FSMO. (dc1)
>>  On the SambaWiki for Sysvolreset it states:
>>      Advice via mailing list (as of May 2018)
>>      (courtesy of Rowland Penny)
>>      If you have added any custom GPOs, never ever use
>>      sysvolcheck or sysvolreset
>>  I have GPO's for drive mapping and screen background.
>>  I'd assume they qualify as "custom"
>>  Should I ir shouldn't I run 'samba-tool ntacl sysvolreset'?
> OK, I have updated that wikipage, it now says:
> If you have added any custom GPOs and given Domain Admins a gidNumber 
> attribute, never ever use sysvolcheck or sysvolreset, this because this turns 
> the windows group into a Unix group.
> ''(You are now probably thinking 'what?', a group is just a group, right ? 
> Well, no, a Windows group can do something that no Unix group can, it can own 
> files and directories and guess what needs to own files and directories in 
> sysvol ??)''
> If you have added any GPO's and haven't given Domain Admins a gidNumber 
> attribute, then you can run sysvolreset.

What about the case where you have custom GPO's but have NOT given Domain Admins
a gidNumber? For instance after you join a new DC to the domain.


Tom			me at tdiehl.org

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