Upgrade from S3 to a Samba4 DC [with LDAPSAM]

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Thu Sep 8 19:11:58 MDT 2011

On Fri, 2011-09-09 at 07:11 +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-09-08 at 16:56 -0400, Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
> > Quoting tataia <iongigixx at gmail.com>:
> > > It happens for groups that have sambaGroupType =5
> > > replace 5 with 4
> > Gotcha.  And it goes much further.  Are users with the same name as  
> > groups an issue?  There is only one uid=bie object in the LDAPSAM.
> Users with the same name as groups have always been prohibited in
> Windows, even with NT4.  

Understood.  But renaming the like-named group didn't resolve the issue;
I modified the update script to ignore a user named "bie" and that part
of the conversion completed [I had renamed the group from "bie" to
"biegroup" in LDAP].

> I'm not sure there is anything we can do except
> fail here, but I'm open to suggestions.

I'm completely OK with that restriction; it makes sense to me. 

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