[Samba] Where am I connecting when using GPO editor?

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Dec 13 12:21:37 UTC 2022

On 13/12/2022 12:12, Luis Peromarta via samba wrote:
> Morning all, quick one before lunch in Madrid:
> When I run on a Windows PC GPO management, to which DC am I connecting to ? My logon server ? To a particular FSMO role owner ?

This is a bit uncertain, in theory it could be any DC, but doesn't 
Windows allow you to select the DC to use ?

> Do I need to stop all but one DCs to make sure I am writing GPOs to a certain DC ?

No, you do not need to stop any DC's, but you will need to ensure Sysvol 
is synced to other DC's


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