Samba3 > samba 4

Bryan Anderson shadow431 at
Tue Oct 9 18:54:38 MDT 2012

So I talked with some others I know using samba and they said I should make
sure the IP address of the new server is the same as the IP of the old
server and it should work fine.  It did.  Is there anyway around this?

-Bryan Anderson

On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 5:20 PM, Bryan Anderson <shadow431 at> wrote:

> So I have migrated my samba 3 tdb and conf files to a new instance of
> samba4 (Version 4.1.0pre1-GIT-8287938) following the how to on the wiki.  I
> have setup and added a WinXP and Win7 VM to the domain and authenticated
> using existing credentials.   The problem is that a machine already added
> to the Samba3 domain is not seeing the new Test DC.
> I am new to samba and am not sure what additional information is needed.
> I can ping the realm, but not the workgroup name.
> Any help would be much appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Bryan Anderson

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