[Samba] migrate Windows Active Directory Users to Samba+LDAP

vishesh kumar linuxtovishesh at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 09:58:00 MDT 2009

I was also searching for same. Thnks for suggestion

On 10/21/09, morgan at tuxedo.darktech.org <morgan at tuxedo.darktech.org> wrote:
> On Tue 20/10/09  4:34 AM , Osmany Goderich Navarro <osmany at oc.quimefa.cu>
> wrote:
>> utility that's built in AD and it works fine. I can specifically extract
>> de
>> OU of my interest but the problem is that the users in the output file
>> come
>> out with lots of attributes that are not compatible with the samba
>> schema. I'm wondering if there is some script that can restructure and
>> modify
>> the users so that I can import these users to OpenLDAP with a simple
>> ldapadd
>> command.
> There aren't any that I'm personally aware of (maybe others on the list know
> of
> scripts that I don't know about), but once you have an LDIF it's all text.
> You
> could slap a Perl or Python script together in no time; these scripts tend
> to
> be very site-specific.
> The Windows 2003 'R2' LDAP schema for AD is RFC 2307 compliant, so if your
> target LDAP directory is RFC 2307, it should be a piece of cake.  Either you
> add the necessary AD attributes to your LDAP schema, or you simply weed the
> ones you don't care about out of the of the LDIF by using something along
> the
> lines of what 'grep -v' does.
> If you're using some other ActiveDirectory schema, I'm afraid it's going to
> be
> rather harder.
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