[Samba] Replacing a Samba server
ahodgson at simkin.ca
Mon Jul 14 16:16:45 GMT 2008
On Monday 14 July 2008, Scott Grizzard <scott at scottgrizzard.com> wrote:
> If you are using an LDAP backend, just slapcat all of the data out of
> the old server, and dump it into the new one. The new Samba will read
> the SID from LDAP, and your clients shouldn't notice the difference.
You also need to copy the local samba databases - a lot of stuff isn't
stored in LDAP, like printer driver settings. Everything
from /var/lib/samba/ would be good, as well as all your share directories
If you copy all that stuff your clients shouldn't notice the difference.
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