[Samba] samba-tool samba3upgrade question

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Thu Jan 12 08:01:16 MST 2012

Quoting Deyan Stoykov <dstoykov at uni-ruse.bg>:
> I'm looking into using this tool for migration to samba4, however  
> I'm unable to determine if it requires any intervention on the  
> domain members like ADMT does? After looking into the source code I  
> see that the domain SID remains the same. Does this mean that the  
> members (WinXP & 7) will continue to function properly?

Theoretically, yes.  But be careful, once they find the Active  
Directory domain they can't be made to go back to the old domain model  
/ controller.  So TEST TEST TEST.

> Will they start using AD membership functionality such as Group  
> policies and kerberos automatically?

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