[Samba] migrating smbpasswd backend to ldap backend

Peter Collins Wasenda pwasenda at rcsuganda.com
Fri Sep 22 15:52:24 GMT 2006

Migrated users successfully to ldap. I stupidly deleted secrets.tdb.  
what significance does this have ? The users seem to be able to login,  
but i can't add a new computer to the domain because it does not  
access my password.

how do i create the domain admin ?

Quoting Matt Hyclak <hyclak at math.ohiou.edu>:

> On Wed, Sep 20, 2006 at 07:31:11PM +0300, Peter Collins Wasenda   
> enlightened us:
>> btw, do i only have to migrate the backend when i move to ldap ? any
>> other things to consider ?
> I can't think of anything off the top of my head other than macking sure to
> change your passdb configuration options to point to LDAP. Things pretty
> much just worked, but YMMV.
> Also, my script migrates the unix accounts as well, so you would have to
> reconfigure your system authorization if you wanted to take advantage of
> that as well.
> Worst case scenario you can leave a copy of smbpasswd laying around and
> change your passdb for a quick recovery.
> Matt
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