[Samba] account migartion from NIS and Smbpasswd to LDAP

Paul Gienger pgienger at ae-solutions.com
Mon Mar 14 18:13:44 GMT 2005

> I've tried "smbldap-migrate-unix-accounts" to migrate NIS account into 
> LDAP. It is a great tool. There is no problem if he/she authenticate 
> from Linux machine with his old NIS account. But I found that I need 
> to run smbldap-passwd to give a new passwd so that he/she can 
> authenticate from windows machine. Does anyone has a better solution 
> about it?

So by your subject line it appears that you have a smbpasswd file 
someplace.  You can use the pdbedit command with import and export flags 
to move the relevant fields over to ldap.

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