FW: [Samba] Migration Issue
gasch at eva.mpg.de
Tue Jan 11 14:52:46 GMT 2005
THX SO MUCH !!!
you were a big help for me!
Michael Agard wrote:
> Sorry, sent this before I pasted the other link:
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>>From: Michael Agard <michael.agard at aa-rf.com>
>>Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2005 09:05:32 -0500
>>To: Michael Gasch <gasch at eva.mpg.de>
>>Subject: Re: [Samba] Migration Issue
>>You have to "demote" the NT4 PDC to a BDC (don't think that you can make it a
>>generic member server). Short method (taken from
>>1. Stop the NetLogon service on the current PDC by typing Net Stop NetLogon.
>>2. Highlight the machine name of the original PDC and then on the Computer
>>menu, select Demote To Server. This changes the role of the original PDC to
>>3. Restart the NetLogon server by typing Net Start NetLogon.
>>Googling shows that there is a third party utility which can make the BDC into
>>a member server:
>>on 1/11/05 8:56 AM, Michael Gasch at gasch at eva.mpg.de wrote:
>>>is it possible to disable the "PDC-Function" of an NT PDC? i mean: it is
>>>a PDC and should be "downgraded" to normal fileservices (no DC-Function)
>>>is there any service i have to stop?
>>>background: samba should replace NT PDC but fileservices should remain
>>>on the NT server for 1 month
>>>thx in advance
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