[Samba] Any docs to convert samba server to Win2003 server?

Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed May 23 15:10:52 GMT 2007

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Gary MacKay wrote:
> Yeah I know. Not a good question to ask on a samba newsgroup.
> Unfortunately for this client, the software they use requires a Windows
> server. Since the box is less than a year old, they do not want to
> purchase a second server for two applications. So, I am left with the
> task of converting the linux/samba server to WinBloze 2003 Server. There
> are only 10 workstations so if I have to unjoin them from the current
> domain and rejoin them I guess I could, but just wondered if there was a
> way to migrate the SID and such over to the new server?????

You can use newsid.exe from sysinternals to manually set the
SID for a Windows machine.  I don't think this applies to
an AD DC though.  Haven't checked lately.

cheers, jerry
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