[Samba] HOWTO: name change of Samba PDC
rainer at hubovsky.net
Thu Aug 28 07:02:54 GMT 2003
No I didn't but if I did I would have to change it, too if I want to
chenge the name of the server as it appears it to the clients,
All the best from Vienna! ;-)
kurt weiss writes:
> are u using 'netbios name=' in smb.conf?
> greetings from your 'neighbour' in tirol ;-)
> Rainer Hubovsky schrieb:
> > Hi there!
> > I once had the problem of not being able to log on to the domain after
> > changing the name of my Samba server as described in the
> > documentation. But it was only in a test environment.
> > Now I have to change the name of a Samba PDC in a real environment and
> > I am not sure what to do to avoid this problem
> > In the docs for Samba 2.2 it says that one should restore the file
> > private/WORKROUP.SID, but although running 2.2.7 I couldn't find this
> > file.
> > The Samba 3.0 docs say that the SID is stored in secrets.tdb and could
> > be get with "net getlocalsid.." and set with a similar
> > command. Running 2.2.7, I do have /etc/secrets.tdb but no command
> > "net".
> > Just a few minutes ago, I tried a name change with 2.2.7 and had no
> > problems.
> > What I am supposed to do?
> > Under which Samba version this could be a problem and how can this be
> > avoided?
> > Thanks a lot.
> > Best regards,
> > +r
> > --
> > @ Rainer Hubovsky
> > @ rainer at hubovsky.net
> > @ Ferdinandstrasse 29/15, A-1020 Wien
> > @ Tel/Fax: +43 1 94 60 554
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