[Samba] migrating samba to different machine

Kaleb Pederson kibab at asc.ewu.edu
Fri Jul 5 10:49:02 GMT 2002

I tried migrating our samba settings from one machine to another, but
Windows sees it as a different server.

I currently have an older version of samba setup on an old machine.  I
setup the latest version of samba on a different machine with different
build specs (e.g. acl support, etc.).  I migrated over the
usernames/passwords and MACHINE.SID file (is this even used anymore?)
and setup smb.conf to have the same domain name and netbios name.

When I login as user XX to machine YY, instead of user XX's profile, it
creates a profile folder called XX.domain_name.

What are the requirements to be able to migrate from one machine to
another without losing anything?  My smb.conf is slightly different
(purposefully - but only on things that should effect it acting as a



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