Samba3 / Samba4 migration -- question

Gémes Géza geza at
Mon Nov 7 10:36:27 MST 2011

2011-11-07 07:57 keltezéssel, Gémes Géza írta:
> 2011.11.04. 20:27 keltezéssel, Adam Tauno Williams írta:
>> Quoting Gémes Géza <geza at>:
>>>>> But OpenLDAP stores all these database attributes that have nothing
>>>>> to do with Samba that all these other applications rely on? What if
>>>>> an infrastructure keeps Samba 3 Servers in place in some locations
>>>>> for compatibility reasons? The scary part is OpenLDAP going away.
>>> I'm currently experimenting a similar upgrade scenario, where an
>>> OpenLDAP+Heimdal+Samba3 controlled domain would get upgraded to Samba4.
>>> My Heimdal+OpenLDAP critical apps are:
>>> OpenAFS
>>> SSH
>>> Apache+mod_krb5
>>> PowerDNS (ldap module)
>>> ISC DHCPD (with an ldap database)
>>> Sudoers
>> Were you using RFC2307/NIS schema for posixUser uid/gid information? 
>> I'm still researching how to migrate that information - I'd like to
>> keep the host configurations as similar as possible.
> I've almost forget there is an excelent article about that:
> Cheers
> Geza
I've also forgot to mention that samba3+winbind can successfully use the
rfc2307 attributes from samba4 (just samba4's winbind is ignoring them
(I hope that is going to change))



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