[Samba] Moving Samba installation from one host to another
R.Nieuwenhuizen at cpb.nl
Mon Jun 23 08:55:03 GMT 2003
You forgot to to transfer your domain-SID to the new samba-server.
This can be done by running rpcclient on the old samba-server and run
the "lsaquery" command. This will output the domain-SID. Next you copy
and paste this in to a file called "MACHINE.SID" on the new server (this
file should be placed in the private subdir where secrets.tdb is
located) and remove the secrets.tdb file. If samba is restarted the
domain-SID (from MACHINE.SID) is imported into the secrets.tdb.
At last you should transport the smbpasswd file (located in the private
subdir) from the old samba-server to the new samba-server.
Things should now be up and running fine...
MH - Entwicklung wrote:
>last week I experienced some problems when moving a Samba installation from one host to another host.
>The old system ran Samba 2.2.8 on a SuSE Linux 7.3
>The new system is also running Samba 2.2.8 but on Debian Woody
>The Client Systems are all running Win2K SP1. One is running Win2K SP2. One is running Win98.
>I moved smbpasswd to the new host. I also made sure that all entries in passwd, group and shadow existed on the new system. Anyway all computers lost the connection to the Domain when switching to the new Samba PDC. I had to remove all hosts from the domain and let them join the domain again in order to get it working again. Also all Windows SIDS associated with the users had changed.
>Any idea what I've done wrong ?
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