[Samba] problem switching PDC from NT4 to Samba
ranyardm at lineone.net
Thu Feb 7 09:12:37 GMT 2002
But in this case, surely that isn't an option.
If I am wrong correct me, but isn't it impossible to have an M$ BDC to a
At 09:02 AM 2/7/02 -0800, Bryan Fetzer wrote:
>Josh is absolutely correct. NT 4 is not gunna go
>anywhere up or down. The only thing you can do is
>demote it to a BDC. That's about it, if you want it to
>be a member server and dont' want to install, I
>suggest backing up, and then using this utility:
>that's about the only thing you can do
>--- Josh Konkol <susesambaboy at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > You can't just simply tell NT to stop being a PDC.
> > The only way to
> > accomplish this would be to re-install NT.
> > Josh
> > On Thursday 07 February 2002 10:23, Albrecht Dreß
> > wrote:
> > > Hi All!
> > >
> > > Please excuse me if this is a really dumb
> > question, I am new to this
> > > list, and I am usually a pure unix user...
> > >
> > > I currently have a system with a NT4 SP6 PDC
> > server and a Linux samba
> > > 2.2.0 (From SuSE 7.2) machine. My idea is to
> > "downgrade" the nt box to
> > > a simple (not PDC) server, and to use the samba
> > machine as PDC. This
> > > works great for '98 clients, but I was not able to
> > add the NT machine
> > > to the "new" pdc. I followed the instructions
> > (created a new domain,
> > > added a passwd entry and smbpasswd entry for the
> > machine), and I was
> > > able to change the domain in the NT box (it told
> > me that it joined the
> > > new domain successfully). However, it does *not*
> > ask samba for password
> > > authentications, but still keeps its old user data
> > base. Is there any
> > > "magic" to make NT forget this and ask samba
> > instead? Furthermore, I
> > > noticed that the machine account's password in
> > smbpasswd for NT box was
> > > not changed by joining the domain. Is this
> > correct?
> > >
> > > Any help is welcome!
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance,
> > >
> > > Albrecht.
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