[Samba] samba + Heimdal + windows

brijesh patel bridgepatel at hotmail.com
Sun Nov 20 15:25:26 MST 2011

 The only way to have Windows clients use Samba in the way that you want
> is to use Samba4, as an AD DC.  With Samba 3.x, Windows clients will not
> use kerberos.
> We have a migration script from Samba3, but not from Heimdal (but due to
> recent requests, I'm going to see what I can do about that).  If you
> have sambaNTPassword fields in your OpenLDAP server, then these can be
> migrated to AD, and will provide the arcfour-hmac-md5 Kerberos key
> (which is the most important one anyway, as it is the most used). 
> The Samba3 migration command is 'samba-tool domain samba3upgrade'.
> I hope this helps,
> Andrew Bartlett
> -- 
> Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
> Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org

Thanks for your reply.

Does it mean i need to use samba4 and have to use inbuilt kerberos and ldap server because this link says ldap backend is not supported.


If yes how would i migrate all the user from openldap to samba4?




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