conversion of NT PDC to Samba PDC, the steps please.

MCCALL,DON (HP-USA,ex1) don_mccall at
Wed Mar 14 15:17:51 GMT 2001

Hi Paul, larry;

I believe the name of the utility was 'samdump'.
You can get it from
but I don't have any personal experience with it....

Hope this helps,

-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Jakma [mailto:paul at]
Sent: Tuesday, March 13, 2001 6:33 PM
Cc: 'Larry Clark'; samba at
Subject: RE: conversion of NT PDC to Samba PDC, the steps please.

On Tue, 13 Mar 2001, MCCALL,DON (HP-USA,ex1) wrote:

> To actually REPLACE the NT pdc with samba, there's a good bit of work to
> done;  you have to add all of your NT users to your /etc/passwd file (if
> their pc user names do not already match their unix user names), and then
> you also have to sync up their passwords using smbpasswd (unless you want

wasn't there an NT executable that could pull out a list of users and
their encrypted password strings from the .sam files of a PDC?

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