[Samba] Re: getting SID on a Samba 2.2.2 domain

Michal Kurowski michal at poczta.gazeta.pl
Tue May 10 12:48:31 GMT 2005

jonathan.wilson [jonathan.wilson at odl.com] wrote:
>Replacing an old Samba 2.2.2 server with a newer Samba version, and
>would like to set the SID to the same as the old server. However,
>2.2.2 doesn't have the 'net' utilities or anything else that I can
>find to display the SID. Anyone have any hints?
A simple thing to do is to copy original "tdb" database. With some
caution applied it is also quite safe.

When doing so please make sure that both instances are stopped. There
might be some differences in filesystem location of the backend files.
Do something like "dpkg -L" or "rpm -ql".


Michal Kurowski
<michal at poczta.gazeta.pl>

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