[Samba] Samba-to-samba migration
Marian Mlcoch, Ing
mm at tsmp.sk
Thu Jan 23 06:10:01 GMT 2003
Yes Buchan have right best choice is upgrade on old 8.1 to samba 2.2.7 and
then transfer all to preinstaled 9.0.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Buchan Milne" <bgmilne at cae.co.za>
To: "Marian Mlcoch, Ing" <mm at tsmp.sk>
Cc: "Chris Nolan" <chris at itoperations.com.au>; <samba at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 22, 2003 6:33 PM
Subject: Re: [Samba] Samba-to-samba migration
> > Message: 1
> > From: "Marian Mlcoch, Ing" <mm at tsmp.sk>
> > To: "Chris Nolan" <chris at itoperations.com.au>,
> > <samba at lists.samba.org>
> > Subject: Re: [Samba] Samba-to-samba migration
> > Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2003 14:30:44 +0100
> > Organization: =?iso-8859-1?Q?TSMP=2C_a.s._Presov?=
> > Try read help on samba swat home page on your 2.2.7 swat www or howto
> > ***How To Configure Samba as a Backup Domain Controller for a Samba
> > But this is only for login good choice, for storing files is problem
> > change home directories to another server when PDC dies...
> > For first Q about migration i must say that is not simply. Best setup is
> > teoretical downgrade samba on new 9.0 to eq version 2.2.2 then copy all
> > config and db files and then upgrade to 2.2.7a.
> May be better (since there are 2.2.7 RPMs for 8.1 on the samba ftp
> mirrors) to upgrade the 8.1 box to 2.2.7 first, and ensure that's
> working fine, then migrate it to 9.0 while keeping the samba version the
> > You can try without this but not copy tdb files only overwrite smb.conf
> > smbpasswd plus recreate acounts from passwd 8.1. Plus transfer SIDs of
> > machine and domain as is write in uplisted howto.
> Well, 2.2.7 stores the domain SID in secrets.tdb, so it would be
> essential to take the secrets.tdb. Of course, you should still have a
> .SID file for 2.2.2 which you should backup, and 2.2.7 is supposed to be
> able to import a .SID file if it finds one ...
> But, if you want to run 2.2.2 on Mandrake 9.0 you're on your own ...
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