[Samba] NT4-Samba Migration Test Results

Ganguly, Sapan Sapan.Ganguly at thalesgroup.com
Tue Oct 7 12:07:49 GMT 2003

If someone answers my question I'll even write a howto!

-----Original Message-----
From: Ganguly, Sapan 
Sent: 06 October 2003 10:06
To: 'samba at lists.samba.org'
Cc: 'jht at samba.org'
Subject: Re: [Samba] NT4-Samba Migration Test Results


>I have found that the easiest way to migrate from NT4 to SAmba3 is to:

>1. Use tdbsam as a medium for migration.
>2. Before migrating accounts:
>	i. Make sure that you configure your smb.conf carefully
>	ii. Include all the "user/group/machine scripts"
>	iii. Do NOT run smbd before vampire is run.
>3. Set up the smb.conf for a Samba-BDC
>4. Join the domain before running vampire
>5. Then finally run vampire.
>IF you want to use an LDAP or smbpasswd backend, use pdbedit to migrate 
>the database.

>- John T.


Would it be possible for you to show us a copy of your smb.conf for each
stage of your migration?  I'm also interested in how you use pbedit to
migrate the database.


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