[Samba] Samba 2.2 to Samba 3.0 migration - LDAP backend

Josh Kelley joshkel at gmail.com
Tue Nov 15 19:20:34 GMT 2005

On 11/15/05, Daniel Bramkamp <bramkamp at team-datentechnik.de> wrote:
> I am having some issues migrating a Samba 2.2 installation to Samba
> 3.0. I am using the LDAP backend and converted the LDAP database to the
> new schema using the provided convertSambaAccount script. As far as I
> can tell that worked fine. The new ldif file has everything in it.
> Populating the LDAP database with the converted ldif file works ok as
> well. However, when I try to login to the domain using a windows box
> the sambaNTpassword and sambaLMpassword attributes are deleted from the
> directory and I get an error. The same happens when I access Samba via
> smbclient -U administrator -L IP. Prior to that the attributes do exist.
> After using smbpasswd to set the password again everything works as
> expected. Any ideas what is causing this behaviour or if I made a
> mistake while migrating the database ?

It sounds like you might be running into the issue described here:

Josh Kelley

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