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Re: [Samba] Samba4 upgradeprovision and sysvol permissions error

From: Andrew Bartlett <abartlet_at_nospam>
Date: Fri May 21 2010 - 11:53:31 GMT
To: Lukasz Zalewski <>

On Thu, 2010-05-20 at 19:29 +0100, Lukasz Zalewski wrote:
> Hi!
> I have recently upgraded samba4 to the latest GIT build.
> I have run upgradeprovision according to upgrading-samba4.txt instructions.
> All seems to be well, but when i try to access Group Policy Objects from
> gpmc utility on windows i get the following error message:
> ---------------------------
> Group Policy Management
> ---------------------------
> The permissions for this GPO in the SYSVOL folder are inconsistent with
> those in Active Directory. It is recommended that these permissions be
> consistent. To change the SYSVOL permissions to those in Active Directory,
> click OK.
> After OK'ing i can edit and modify the setting and i believe everything
> gets applied correctly. However when i re-select the same object sam
> error message appears.
> What should be the permissions on sysvol directory? And where is he
> place where they are stored?
> I did not see this behaviour in the previous build, befor running
> upgradeprovision

upgradeprovision has fixed the ACLs in your directory, but not those on
disk. A big update to upgradeprovision is pending - keep an eye on the
GIT tree or ask Matthieu Patou (CC'ed).

Andrew Bartlett

-- Andrew Bartlett Authentication Developer, Samba Team Samba Developer, Cisco Inc.

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