[Samba] removing local policies

TAKAHASHI Motonobu monyo at monyo.com
Sun Feb 10 02:09:42 MST 2013

From: Cristian Saavedra <csg at asualcance.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Feb 2013 11:07:49 -0500

> We are upgrading to Samba4 from Samba 3.x, we got a fully functional
> domain over the last 4 years and we are trying to do our migration as
> smooth as possible.

> I have migrated, users, machines and everything to the new samba4 domain
> (not in production yet), however when i log and old machine from the
> samba 3.x domain to the samba 4 domains, the local policy still applies,
> i suppose is because the old policies uses ntconfig.pol that burns the
> change on the registry.
> I'd like to remove that policies without having to reinstall or recreate
> users, has anyone managed to do that? 

I think you are using 'System Policy' feature on Samba 3 domain. The
settings applied by 'System Policy' are tatooed. It's by design.

To search "system policy tatoo" will show you additional information.

TAKAHASHI Motonobu <monyo at monyo.com> / @damemonyo 

More information about the samba mailing list