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How to enable debug logging for DSfW sysvol synchronization.

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Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 SP2
Novell Open Enterprise Server 2 SP3
Domain Services for Windows


The replication of the sysvol (sysvolsync) is failing.

The log file /var/opt/novell/xad/log/sysvolsync.log shows:
[ERR :]Unable to sync the changes to DomainController err 255
[ERR :]Unable to sync the changes to DomainController err 255
[INFO:]Ticket cache is destroyed
[INFO:]sysvolsync stopped

[ERR :]sysvolsync stopped
. Status: Not Successful. Please see the log for more details


In a shell execute the following command:

Executing sysvolsync in the same shell will add additional debug information to the following log file:

Executing sysvolsync -v will display the additional debug information in the current shell (stdout) as well.


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  • Document ID:7008500
  • Creation Date:02-MAY-11
  • Modified Date:27-APR-12
    • NovellOpen Enterprise Server

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