errors/issues when trying to migrate

simo idra at
Sat May 26 06:18:47 MDT 2012

On Sat, 2012-05-26 at 15:41 +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > 
> > If I delete the user Administator from LDAP, the script run up to
> the end.
> The issue would be that Administrator should have a SID ending in
> -500.
> We already skip accounts "root" and "administrator" and map the
> password
> on to the Administrator account we build at provision time.  This does
> however mean that we break when trying to import the incorrect
> administrator as a group member.
> In this case, I think we need to both more clearly detect this, and
> ask
> you to fix your database prior to importation. 

We could also prompt to provide a different name for the account with
sid *-500 so the user doesn't need to break all file ownerships for the
conflicting account name.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at>
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at>

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