[Samba] migrating samba to different machine
lenneis at wu-wien.ac.at
Fri Jul 5 12:15:02 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
what version of Samba are you using? The information in the
MACHINE.SID file has been migrated to a tdb database in recent
email: lenneis at wu-wien.ac.at
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