[Samba] Sysvol issues after DC migration

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon Mar 15 16:24:00 UTC 2021

On 15/03/2021 16:07, Oleg Blyahher via samba wrote:
> Hi again everyone, starting a new thread as I was able to find some 
> things... I had sent an email earlier on about domain members not 
> synchronizing time, and instead using the CMOS time.
> I tried to understand why machines in my domain don't react to the 
> group policy I've set up that tells them to get the time from some 
> nice NTP server somewhere. So I've realized that newly joined 
> computers don't get any GPO rules from the DC at all.
> The DC is fairly new, and took over the PDC role in the domain instead 
> of an old broken one running Samba 4 with Zentyal, that in its own 
> turn replaced a Samba 3 server that was not a DC.

There is no such thing as the 'PDC' role in AD, there is the 
PDC_Emulator FSMO role though. Except for the FSMO roles, all DC's are 

> I downloaded the script recommended in the wiki, and got results 
> exactly like in this thread: 
> http://samba.2283325.n4.nabble.com/BUILTIN-Administrators-failed-to-call-wbcSidToUid-WBC-ERR-DOMAIN-NOT-FOUND-td4723614.html

What version of Samba are you using ?

Does 'wbinfo -s S-1-5-32-544' produce output when run in a terminal on 
the DC ?


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