[Samba] Migrate tdbsam to LDAP - issues?
jelmer at vernstok.nl
Wed Sep 28 16:25:27 GMT 2005
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Paul Smith wrote:
> I currently have a pure samba domain running off a Suse 9.1
> machine. When I installed this domain I wasn't really comfortable
> with linux or LDAP so I used a tdbsam password file, and as there
> are only 30 or so users it seemed the way to go in the small amount
> of time I had available.
> Well, now I want to add a BDC to the mix I find I need to move to
> an LDAP backend. I only have two boxes at my disposal so I'm
> hoping I can run Samba PDC and master LDAP on one and Samba BDC and
> slave LDAP on the other.
> I figure I should set up the second box as a master LDAP, transfer
> the accounts from the original box, then I can start afresh with
> the old machine and make it into a BDC/slave LDAP.
> Is that even possible? Has anyone done this, and did you run into
> any issues?
Have a look at the 'pdbedit' manpage, specifically the "-i" and "-e"
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