[Samba] LDAP (Schemas,Users) to Samba4 migration

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon Apr 8 05:22:14 MDT 2013

On Fri, 2013-04-05 at 12:10 +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Thu, 2013-04-04 at 01:15 -0700, alxgrb wrote:
> > I've tried with Apache Directory Studio to export LDAP (Schema) into LDIF
> > file. Its works. 
> > But convert to (AD ldif) with oLschema2ldif don't work. S. message: 
> > 
> > sudo /usr/local/samba/bin/oLschema2ldif -b DN=domainname -I
> > /home/alxgrb/ldapschemas/old_ldap_schema_250313.ldif -O converted.ldif 
> > malformed entry on line 1265 
> > Converted 0 records with 1 failures 
> > 
> > Any Idea? (The line 1265 is empty) 
> > Can I use ldbadd? 
> We really need to drop this tool, it has never really worked well, the
> parsing text schema with a C tool was always a bad idea.  It would be
> faster and more effective to have someone rewrite it in python.

I should however be clear:

To convert existing users and groups, use samba-tool domain
classicupgrade.  This is different to if you can convert specific schema
extensions, which you may need to re-create by hand, and then import the
data for.

Andrew Bartlett
Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org

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