[Samba] HowTo Replace Novell Netware PDC with Samba as PDC
abartlet at samba.org
Sat Dec 17 01:08:31 GMT 2005
On Fri, 2005-12-16 at 00:20 -0700, John H Terpstra wrote:
> On Friday 16 December 2005 00:09, Manuel Graumann wrote:
> > Hi there!
> > I'd like to know if there is an easy way to switch from Novell Netware PDC
> > to Samba PDC. I want to use LDAP as authentication backend and would be
> > happy if it would be possible to keep the existing account information.
> > Is there any HowTo? Is it possible at all?
> > Any useful hints are appreciated.
> See chapter 10.
> It is not possible to retain all existing account information.
Actually, it should be possible. Particularly if you are using a
eDirectory server compatible with Samba3. Newer versions will work with
pdb_ldap, which should allow both a Samba PDC frontend as well also
should allow an export of the password database (pdbedit -i -e).
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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