[Samba] RPC Error with PC Netlink
gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com
Mon Sep 24 00:24:28 GMT 2007
I eventually migrated from PC Net link to Samba as recommended below. With
barely anyone noticing.
Thanks for the advice.
From: Volker Lendecke [mailto:Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE]
Sent: Monday, May 21, 2007 4:32 PM
To: Gaiseric Vandal
Cc: samba at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [Samba] RPC Error with PC Netlink
On Mon, May 21, 2007 at 01:30:21PM -0400, Gaiseric Vandal wrote:
> Sun has definately dropped PC Netlink in favor of Samba (ironically
> after pushing PC Netlink's superiority.) My eventual challenge is to
> smooth migration from PC Netlink to Samba. In the short term I am
> trying to link in some Windows 2003 machines terminal servers. In
> both cases I had hoped to have trusts between the old domain and the
> domain so we didn't need an additional set of accounts and passwords.
> (Even if someone has the same username and password on two separate
> non-trusting domains I don't think it will be seemless.)
> I am less then happy that Sun has not sufficiently supported PC Netlink
> to even this level.
> I am going to try samba v 3.0.22 - since I saw some posts re changes
> winbindd with 3.0.23 and after.
The smoothest way to migrate the domain off PC Netlink is to install a NT4
(!) BDC to suck down the user db, then cut the network between PC Netlink
and the BDC, then promote the BDC to a PDC from which you can vampire the
A colleague of mine has successfully done this for a 13.000 user domain.
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