[Samba] Migrating Samba-3 to a New Server

Mike 1100100 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 5 11:27:02 MST 2011

Reading from "Replacing a Domain Controller" -

I am seeking confirmation that this is possible without needing to
manually create all user accounts and samba user accounts.

Server 1 uses Slackware64 ver. 13.0 with Samba ver. 3.2.xx.
New server (Server 2) will use Slackware64 "current" with Samba ver. 3.5.6.
I will not be making and configuration changes the smb.conf.
I plan on giving Server 2 the same host name, netbios name, and static
ip address as Server 1.

Is the migration truly as straightforward as copying the following
from Server 1 to Server 2:


Server 1 does use tdbsam.

Thank you for your guidance.

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