Migration Documentation

Schlomo Schapiro schapiro at clerk.pi.huji.ac.il
Fri May 4 15:00:23 GMT 2001


you could mount the netware server under linux and read out the trustees
(with nwtrustee2 from ncpfs) and set them on the linux box.

But why would you want to make such a switch ? Netware is much better as
fileserver and has a much better Windows integration and also a Linux
client now.


On Thu, 3 May 2001 ctooley at amoa.org wrote:

> This may seem like something that's specific enough that I should do it on my
> own, but I'll ask anyway.
> Does anyone have any migration documenation for moving data and users from
> Netware to Samba?I'm running Netware 5.0 and want to replace it with Samba 2.2
> on Linux as soon as possible.I've created all the user accounts and all of the
> groups to basically mirror the Netware NDS entries.I've got the ACL patches
> installed into the kernel and all of the necessary tools.I can get Samba
> running just fine, I've got plenty of experience with that part of it.However,
> what I'm wondering is if there is an easy way to retain the ACL information from
> Netware and move the data over to a Linux box.I would think that there should
> be some migration docs distributed with Samba for people wishing to switch
> platforms, however it's not that unrealistic to believe they aren't there yet.
> If no one else has anything done, I will start such documentation with my
> process and basically start all over again in building the Samba box just to be
> complete.
> Chris Tooley

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