[Samba] Re: Converting smbpasswd from Samba-2.0 to Samba-2.2 ?
Sinner from the Prairy
sinner at escomposlinux.org
Mon Aug 18 14:16:49 GMT 2003
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Sinner from the Prairy va escriure:
> I have a smbpasswd file from a Samba-2.0.x, generated with pwdump2  . I'm
> in a NT-PDC to Samba-PDC migration. The documentation says that it generates
> Samba-2.0 style smbpasswd file . But I would like to use the smbpasswd on
> a Samba-2.2.x machine.
> I've read that smbpasswd format changed . Is there a tool to convert
> smbpasswd from 2.0 to 2.2 ? I cannot find one. Any URL or HOWTO will be
> greatly appreciated.
For the record, I answer myself and to the list:
Samba-2.2 recognizes Samba-2.0's smbpasswd file without any need of
- From an email with a knowledgeable friend:
> * How do you convert the file "smbpasswd" from Samba-2.0 to Samba-2.2.x ?
You should not need to worry about it. The formats are compatible,
samba-2.2.x might make small adjustments if it finds a 2.0.x file (I don't
quit remember, but we didn't have any issues migrating from 2.0.7 to 2.2.0
on our productio DC).
>  http://razor.bindview.com/tools/desc/pwdump2_readme.html
>  http://www.coruscant.demon.co.uk/mike/samba/PDC_migration_HOWTO.txt
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