[Samba] Problems with migration from SuSE 10.0 to debian etch
novosirj at umdnj.edu
Wed Sep 3 19:15:07 GMT 2008
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Dr. Harry Knitter wrote:
> after a total crash of hardware, we had to reconstruct our Samba PDC from
> Since the old installation was already pretty old (SuSE 10.0) we moved to
> Debian etch.
> I did the following.
> I migrated the machines from the old passwd and shadow files to the new ones.
> Then I copied all data and the whole directory /etc/samba to the new machine.
> Then I set the permissions of the data to those of the unix and smbusers
> respectively. The uids in /etc/passwd and those in smbpasswd for machines and
> users are the same as they where in the old system.
Sounds like you are missing all of the persistent TDB's. Look in the
manual and you can gauge which you'll need.
> Now to the problems:
> If I change the password of a user the user cannot log in anymore. The same is
> if I create a new Samba user.
> Some times, however not allways, the user profiles cannot be loaded from the
> On the other hand all users can access their data from the shares as they
> could on the old system.
> Does anyone have any hint for me to solve the two problems above?
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