[Samba] Migrating to Samba 3

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Nov 26 04:17:10 GMT 2004

On Thu, 2004-11-18 at 11:48 +0800, Melvin Wong wrote:
> Hi,
> I need to migrate my samba 2.xx PDC (without ldap) to a new machine running 
> samba 3.07 with ldap backend. 
> Can I follow the procedures as in migrating from NT to samba3 as shown in 
> the documentations using commands like "net rpc vampire"? If not how should I do it?

No, simply install Samba 3.0 in the same place as Samba 2.2 is
currently, then look at pdbedit -i smbpasswd -e ldapsam to migrate the
values to LDAP.  You should probably have the unix users in their first,
with unix migration scripts, such as those provided by PADL (often
bundled with pam_ldap).

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org>
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