[Samba] Adding a Windows Server down the road

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Tue Apr 12 23:29:07 GMT 2005

On Tue, 2005-04-12 at 17:45 -0400, Andrew Debnar wrote:
> I just started at a new company and they do not have a server at all I
> want to put a samba server in place but I need to make sure that in
> the future I could add a windows server if we buy software that
> requires it. Does anybody know if this is possible to do? I ideally I
> would like it to import the users and their information to the AD on
> the windows server but is not required.

What's wrong with running the windows server as a domain member.  There
is no way to import users (well, their passwords are the tricky part)
from Samba into AD that I know of.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
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