[Samba] PDC/profile Migration to new Host (Domain)

Thiago Lima thiagolima at webforce.com.br
Thu Feb 5 11:23:25 GMT 2004

	Look at microsoft.com for 'migrating profiles' there's a tool that
you can use to export users profile and then import it again to another

	I've never tested it, but I'm planning to do it very soon.


>-----Original Message-----
>From: samba-bounces+thiagolima=webforce.com.br at lists.samba.org 
>[mailto:samba-bounces+thiagolima=webforce.com.br at lists.samba.or
>g] On Behalf Of Daniel Khan
>Sent: Thursday, February 05, 2004 7:48 AM
>To: samba at lists.samba.org
>Subject: [Samba] PDC/profile Migration to new Host (Domain)
>I have to migrate a network with a samba 2.2 PDC to a new host 
>with a Samba 3.0 PDC.
>Samba 3.0 is up and running now.
>The only thing that makes me nervous is how to migrate the 
>profiles of the old PDC to the new PDC. Unfortunately 
>usernames/machine names will also change.
>The profiles are per user (not per machine) and will stay this way.
>The clients are win2K pro, winXP pro.
>Is it possible to logon to the old domain, join the new domain 
>and have the current users profile copied to the new PDC?
>Or better, what is the best way to do it?
>Thanks in advance
>Daniel Khan
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