[Samba] Building a new machine
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Tue Sep 13 20:42:31 GMT 2005
On 9/13/05, Paul Gienger <pgienger at ae-solutions.com> wrote:
> > We recently suffered a server loss, during the power an unforgiving
> > 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?
We copied the enitre samba directory over, renaming all default install
files i.e.smbpasswd to smbpasswd_default
> 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
> > 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
I cannot give an exact message error since it is a remote office but it is
'The system cannot log you on to this domain because the system's computer
name is missing or the password on the account is incorrect.'
> 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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