[Samba] Problems upgrading from 2.2.7a to 3.0.2a
irwinr12 at yahoo.com
Sun May 23 17:43:50 GMT 2004
Do you think the session ID would have anything to do with the lost Windows
settings, themes, icons, etc?
--- Gary MacKay <gary at edisoninfo.com> wrote:
> The biggest thing you need is the SID from the old samba. I think it _might_
> have gone better if you had copied over all of the samba files and got 2.2.7
> running first, then upgrade it to 3.x. Microsoft networking/domains tie alot
> of stuff, to the network SID. Look on the old server for /var/lib/samba or
> /var/cache/samba folders. I 'think' what you are looking for is in the
> /var/cache/samba folder.
> Something to try:
> remove 3.x on new server
> install 2.2.7 on new server
> copy all files from /var/cache/samba from old server
> test that machines login to 2.2.7 as before but with new server
> down all workstations
> upgrade 3.04 on top of 2.2.7
> modify smb.conf file appropriately
> (ie. valid users = @users now is valid users = +users ) The @ is
> still supposed to work but I never could get it to.
> Test login a workstation
> - Gary
> Jeremy wrote:
> > First, a little background:
> > For over a year now, we've had a 400 Mhz celeron running Samba 2.2.7 on
> > 9, acting as a PDC for an office of about 8 Windows XP client PCs. It has
> > a great job, but we recently bought a new Dell Poweredge 400 sc (2.4 Ghz
> > to replace it. I installed Gentoo on it, with Samba 3.0.2a. I also copied
> > entire /home tree from the old box to the new one, preserving permissions.
> > (Yes, I copied the users entries from /etc/passwd, all the UIDs and GIDs
> > match.) (Profiles are subdirectories of each users home dir). I also
> > over the smbpasswd file. I didn't copy the smb.conf file though, I went
> > through it, line by line, and copied configuration info by hand, making
> > everything was correct.
> > Ok, so, after all this, I thought I was good to make the switch. I thought
> > be smart and shut down all the client PCs, shut down the old server,
> > the new server to have the same hostname and IP address, start Samba, and
> > the client PCs, and hope they'd just use the new machine as the domain
> > Nope. Oh well, I'll just go in and re-join the domain... Wrong again.
> > infamous "There cannot be multiple connections to the server..." crap.
> Took me
> > several hours of searching the net to figure out that -Shortcuts- to
> > files/folders on the server can cause that message. Ok, so I got it to
> > the domain. I log off Administrator, and log in as a domain user.
> > Login works wonderfully. I am so happy. But, after everything is loaded,
> > notice things are off. Background is gone, I get a message about "Could
> > reconnect all network drives" (There are usually two drives mapped to the
> > server, Y and Z. The Z drive maps just fine. (Y maps to the 'public'
> > directory for all users, while Z maps to the users home directory).
> > I'm dumbfounded, so I click 'Start' to go into control panel, and another
> > suprise, the icons on the left side of XP's two sides start menu, are gone.
> > When I go to the display control panel, the theme box is entirely black,
> > you try to change any settings, you get "Cannot access C:\Windows\<some
> > file> error).
> > I have dug and dug, I cannot find anything anywhere on the net about anyone
> > having any problem even remotely similiar to this.
> > Any help, is -greatly- appreciated. This is the most confounding issue
> > ever seen. It's almost like the 'settings' for the profile aren't getting
> > copied over.
> > -Jeremy
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