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Samba in its current state doesn't support SysVol replication via DFS-R (Distributed File System Replication). Neither it supports the older FRS (File Replication Service) used in Windows Server 2000/2003 for Sysvol replication.
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Samba in its current state doesn't support SysVol replication via DFS-R (Distributed File System Replication) or the older FRS (File Replication Service) used in Windows Server 2000/2003 for Sysvol replication.
  
Currently we advice administrators to use one of the following, easy to setup workaround:
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We Currently advise administrators to use one of the following workarounds:
  
* [[Rsync_based_SysVol_replication_workaround|Rsync based SysVol replication]] - quick setup, easy to configure on additional DCs.
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* [[Rsync based SysVol replication workaround|Rsync based SysVol replication workaround]] (Samba DCs only): Quick setup, easy to configure.
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* [[Bidirectional Rsync/Unison based SysVol replication workaround|Bidirectional Rsync/Unison based SysVol replication workaround]] (Samba DCs only): More complex, requires third party script, each DC requires a cron job against each other DC
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* [[Bidirectional Rsync/osync based SysVol replication workaround|Bidirectional Rsync/osync based SysVol replication workaround]] (Samba DCs only): More complex, requires third party script, each DC requires a cron job against each other DC
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* [[Robocopy_based_SysVol_replication_workaround|Robocopy based SysVol replication workaround]] (Samba DCs -> Windows DCs): Quick set, easy to configure, uses MS robocopy
  
* [[Bidirectional_Rsync/Unison_based_SysVol_replication_workaround|Bidirectional Rsync/Unison based SysVol replication]] - more complex setup, requires third party script, each DC requires cronjobs against each other DC
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| text = Whichever method you choose, you will need to sync idmap.ldb from the DC holding the PDC Emulator FSMO role to all other DCS. This will ensure that all DCs use the same IDs.
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[[Category:Active Directory]]

Latest revision as of 18:45, 25 October 2019

Samba in its current state doesn't support SysVol replication via DFS-R (Distributed File System Replication) or the older FRS (File Replication Service) used in Windows Server 2000/2003 for Sysvol replication.

We Currently advise administrators to use one of the following workarounds: