SBS2003 to Samba4 migration

Matthieu Patou mat at
Tue Sep 27 02:40:49 MDT 2011

On 26/09/2011 04:30, Daniele Dario wrote:
> Hi samba team,
> in my company we have a SBS2003 DC which actually acts both as AC DC and
> mail server.
> Currently we are moving the mail server out of the company and next I
> would remove the SBS server and use samba4 as DC.
> In our topology we also have a samba3 server joined to our sbs domain
> which acts as file server.
> I tried setting up a samba4 (samba version 4.0.0alpha17-GIT-ccaab14)
> server. I joined the server to the sbs2003 domain and all went ok
> (quick-test OK, samba-tool domain join OK, samba-tool drs kcc and
> showrepl OK) but if I shut down the sbs server, no user can login to the
> samba3 file server.
Can you paste the krb5.conf on the samba3 server ?

Can you get a ticket from your domain in kerberos, ie.

kinit administrator at DOMAIN.TLD ?


Matthieu Patou
Samba Team

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