[Samba] Migrating from win2k pdc to samba3 + ldap + pam + nss

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Sat Oct 11 07:30:43 GMT 2003

On Thu, 2003-10-09 at 04:00, Alexandru Ionica wrote:
> So here is the setup now: pam worknig, ldap working, samba working, passwd
> sync works great both ways (linux accounts > win accouns; win > lin). I'm
> useing another domain name for the new pdc. Today i tried to migtrate all
> the accounts from the Win2k PDC and i got into problems. I changed in
> smb.conf the domain name to the one of the win PDC , joind my samba intro
> the domain and did a    net rpc vampire , text flashed :) , and accounts
> were imported. Everything seemd to be ok . 

> I changed the domain name to
> the new one, and restarted samba. 

This seems to be the critical failure here.  You must not rename the
domain - ever.  You imported the users under one domain, you must keep
that name.  Furthermore, you must import the users under the name that
they came from.

Kill all the accounts, and try again.  

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                 abartlet at pcug.org.au
Manager, Authentication Subsystems, Samba Team  abartlet at samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College   abartlet at hawkerc.net
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