[Samba] Building a new machine

Paul Gienger pgienger at ae-solutions.com
Tue Sep 13 18:49:24 GMT 2005

> We recently suffered a server loss, during the power an unforgiving power
> outage. I built a new machine, copied over all information contained in
> the
> home directory, and also copied shadow, shadow passwd, groups, passwd.

Did you even bother with any of the samba information? The smbpasswd, and
tdb files?

> I was able to set the permissions and ownership they way it was on the old
> server, and everything looked well. However when I asked the users to log
> in, they couldn't. Is there a file I should have copied over, that would
> "trick" these machines into thinking they were authenticating to the old
> samba server?
More info please!!! What errors

> We are running debian sarge on the 2.6.8 kernel and samba version 3.0.14a-
> 3.
> All help is appreciated, thank you in advance.
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