[Samba] HowTo Replace Novell Netware PDC with Samba as PDC

Andrew Bartlett 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.
> http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/Samba3-ByExample.pdf
> 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

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part
Url : http://lists.samba.org/archive/samba/attachments/20051216/ac1af97b/attachment.bin

More information about the samba mailing list