[Samba] Samba 4 Consistent uid gid mapping across servers.

Gints Neimanis gints at venta.lv
Tue Oct 22 11:30:19 MDT 2013

On 10/22/2013 07:03 PM, Taylor, Jonn wrote:
> On 10/22/2013 08:56 AM, Rowland Penny wrote:

>> Windows 2003 didn't come with SFU, it had to be added, but windows
>> 2003R2 did, there is the difference. I personally do not find the very
>> easy job of compiling and provisioning Samba 4.1 exciting ;-)
>> I think if you start from a new provision of Samba 4.1 ( using
>> --use-rfc2307) then all of your problems will disapear.
>> Rowland

Clean provision always is good idea, but I have >1000 existing user 
base, group policies and wished to keep them all.

> I just went though something like this. Our domain was a 2003 not
> 2003R2. The way I did it was to add a 2003 DC back to the domain,
> install SFU and the demote the 2003 DC. I then took this a bit further
> and upgraded the domain to 2008R2 by running the MS utility to upgrade
> the domain. I then joined a 2008R2 server to the domain just to make
> sure there were no problem and then took it back out. You may be able to
> use the domain upgrade utility to add what you need without adding a
> 2003 server.
> Jonn
Thank for sharing ideas!


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