[Samba] is it possible to migrate to samba and keep existing SIDs?

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Mon Aug 25 15:50:46 GMT 2003

On Mon, 25 Aug 2003, Micha Niskin wrote:

> Hello,
> I am using smaba-3.0beta3 on linux (RedHat 7.3). I noticed that 'net rpc
> vampire' does not retrieve the existing SIDs from the domain PDC, rather
> it creates new ones. This is a problem if users have files saved locally
> on their NT workstations, as the SIDs won't match after the migration to
> samba PDC. Is there a way to migrate from an NT PDC to a samba one and
> still maintain the users SIDs? Thanks!

Did you follow the information outlined in the chapter "NT4 Migration to
Samba-3" in the Samba-HOWTO-Collection.pdf that ships with Samba-3?

If not, what precisely did you do to migrate your user accounts to

PS: The documentation has holes that will be fixed before samba-3 is

- John T.
John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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