[Samba] classicupgrade error: User 'Administrator' does not have SID ending in 500

Michael Brown michael at netdirect.ca
Thu Jan 16 12:28:28 MST 2014

On 14-01-16 09:27 AM, Noël Köthe wrote:
> I did the same as you suggests and it worked. Deleted user root with SID
> -500 in LDAP and changed the -1000 in your case to -500 for the
> migration classicupgrade work fine for the Administrator.
Yep! I just did this on our production domain and it's working pretty 
well so far.

Just one hiccup - I forgot to create the 'Old Administrator' user 
*before* running the actual upgrade. So there's a few profiles and files 
that are orphaned (since you can't set the SID of an account) but it's 
not a huge deal.


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