[Samba] Re: Migration NT4 domain to Samba/LDAP howto

Angela Gavazzi edv at goetheanum.ch
Tue Oct 17 13:16:34 GMT 2006

Am Dienstag, 17. Oktober 2006 14:33 schrieb Dr.Peer-Joachim Koch:
> Hi,
> is it possible to setup a dedicated BDC  and test everything
> and do the main step after verifing that everything is working ?
As I understood from the Samba Documentation it's not possible to set up a 
Samba BDC for a Windows PDC.
For testing I use Virtual Maschines with vmware. Here I can set up a virtual 
domain and test all I need.
By Angela

> > Have a look at Samba 3 by Example.
> > http://us4.samba.org/samba/docs/man/Samba-Guide/
> >
> > Chapter 9 tells you how to do this.  You may also want to look at Chapter
> > 5. This has info. on using LDAP with Samba 3.
> >
> > You can migrate all the user and computer info. from your NT 4.0 PDC
> > straight to Samba.  When you shutdown your NT box and activate your Samba
> > box, the users/client machines will not know the difference.

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