[Samba] Help / Suggestions on how to migrate to AD from smbpasswd

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri Mar 4 23:21:46 MST 2011

On Fri, Mar 04, 2011 at 07:11:22PM -0800, David Broome wrote:
> I have an older standalone Samba 3.0.14 system (security = user) with
> local users and local home directories and shares. This uses another
> 'legacy' system for adding linux users accounts.  I then use the pam
> plug-in pam_smbpass <pam_smbpass.so migrate> to create a smbpasswd
> entry for users.
> The UID's up to 8765 are currently in use ie:
> etc/passwd: noni:x:8765:4251::/home/noni:/bin/bash
> etc/samba/smbpasswd: noni:8765:bla:bla:[U          ]:LCT-4D2B7B16:
> I hope to have the new system Samba 3.5.4 that I am migrating to use
> AD (security = ads) for samba and ssh via PAM.
> Will I be able to do this?

Look at net idmap dump / net idmap restore.


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