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    This topic contains 8 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by  anonymous 3 days, 23 hours ago.

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    • #211095 Reply

      woody
      Da Boss

      From @njmalm1: Has anyone else experienced their GPOs not syncing permissions after applying KB4338814 to Server 2016? We were getting the ACL error “
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      anonymous
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        njmalm1
        AskWoody Lounger

        Quick update…when removing kb4343887 from our test DC it crashed the server. We are now getting a blue screen. We did test removing the update from a generic Windows 2016 machine and that worked fine so I’m guessing the issues revolves around the system being a DC.

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    • #211895 Reply

      anonymous

      Had there been any news regarding this issue.

      I have seen nothing from Microsoft itself regarding this issue

    • #213817 Reply

      anonymous

      After installing KB4343887 on server with AzureAD connect we could observe high CPU usage. Only removing of KB4343887 will help.

    • #215770 Reply

      njmalm1
      AskWoody Lounger

      Has anyone else been able to reproduce these sysvol sync issues?  I tried to report the bug to Microsoft but they are telling me we don’t have the proper software assurance agreement to submit the case.  If anything I guess we’ll see if it is fixed in the September release next Tuesday.

    • #217302 Reply

      anonymous

      We’re also having this issue. I just started to spin up new Server 2016 DC VMs to replace old  Server 2012 R2 DCs and was very confused when GPMC reported SysVol syncing issues. Since you already narrowed it down to an update, that helps tremendously. Do you also have Server 2012 R2 DCs in your environment?

      Unfortunately, installing the newest September cumulative update did not fix it. I’m creating a new test environment to install two DCs from the February 2018 Server 2016 v1607  ISO to see if it’s happening from a clean install. I’m hoping that maybe everyone is having this issue but they don’t know it because using “Detect Now” in GPMC to discover this issue is a rare action.

      • #217316 Reply

        njmalm1
        AskWoody Lounger

        Update from our side…I installed the September update KB4457131 yesterday on our test 2016 DC which in turn required the KB4103723 2018-05 update to be installed first. I then installed all the September patches for our Server 2012 test DC(KB4457140, KB4457919, KB4457135, KB4457915, and KB4457426). Once all of those updates completed the problem was resolved. I can now delete and create GPOs and run replication without any issues.

        –Domain controller OS version breakdown–

        Windows Server 2016 version 1607 (OS Build 14393.2485) Standard

        Windows Server 2012 version 6.2 (Build 9200) Datacenter

        Our functional level for both forest and domain is Windows 2012

        • This reply was modified 5 days, 5 hours ago by  njmalm1.
        • This reply was modified 5 days, 1 hour ago by  Kirsty.
        • #217645 Reply

          anonymous

          Thank you so much for this newest information njmalm1! This solved our issue as well. Our old Server 2012 R2 DCs hadn’t been updated for a while, and the problem fixed itself after updating them to the September 2018 patches. I also needed to modify some of the stuck GPOs so they would replicate again, but everything is good after that. (I caused them to re-replicate by adding a user to the permissions and then removing it again)

          Our forest and domain are set to Server 2012 R2, with two old Server 2012 R2 DCs and two new Server 2016 1607 DCs.

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