[Samba] Joining a new Samba AD DC

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Jul 25 18:38:08 UTC 2023

On 25/07/2023 19:33, Mark Foley via samba wrote:
> On Jul 24 13:30:11 2023 Rowland Penny via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>>> Did you also sync Sysvol ?
>>> On a newly joined DC, there is very little in sysvol, it needs to be
>>> synced from a DC that holds all the GPO's.
>> The wiki says, "You will now need to sync Sysvol to the new DC." I thought then
>> sysvolreset was that. Is there a wiki/howto on how to sync Sysvol?
> To "sync Sysvol to the new DC", can I just rsync from the current DC to the new
> DC?
> rsync -tvr /var/lib/samba/sysvol/ DC1://var/lib/samba/sysvol
> or tar the old sysvol and untar on the new DC?
> sysvol has ACLs and ATTRs that I don't think

There are a few ways of syncing sysvol, see here:



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