Moving database, permissons.

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Mon May 3 23:04:28 MDT 2010

On Mon, 2010-05-03 at 23:03 +0200, Anton Löthman wrote:
> Hello
> I have a quite old s4 running on a old machine that i want to move to a newer machine. I also have some folders on the same machine that is shared beetween a couple of windows user. 
> The thing is that the user both have home directories and a directory where they share stuff. So i want to import the AD tree from the old machine and keeping the right permissons on the files.
> Where are all the settings stored, is it "sam.ldb.d" ?

sam.ldb.d and sam.ldb contain all the user information - it's the whole
AD tree.

You should get all of private and the smb.conf in etc/ at least - best
to copy the whole prefix if you can - so you get things like idmap etc.

But more of a worry is the rest of the files on disk.  Make sure that
whatever migration tool you use keeps the xattrs on each file intact.  

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

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