[Samba] LDAP/PDC migration to Samba4

Andrey Repin anrdaemon at yandex.ru
Sat Jul 19 17:31:42 MDT 2014

Greetings, Andrew Bartlett!

>> > I'm planning a migration to Samba 4 (for a long time, I admit, but I only
>> > recently got a promise of funds for a new server... whew...), but I'm a little
>> > in the dark on how to arrange whole process.
>> I forgot to mention, I've found an article[1] on the Samba wiki, but it only
>> discuss upgrading of existing installation.
>> [1] https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba_Classic_Upgrade_(NT4-style_domain_to_AD)

> Andrey,

> The same guide applies if this is on a new server, but of course you
> need to get the information about how to talk to your LDAP server
> across.

> If it helps, think of it as adding a new server to your existing domain,
> then upgrading it. 

I'm thinking about it exactly that way :) I just never did anything like that
previously, and a little nervous. Just a little...

> This was expressed more clearly in the old HOWTO:

> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php?title=Samba_Classic_Upgrade_%
> 28NT4-style_domain_to_AD%29&oldid=8471

I'll check it out. Thank you.

Andrey Repin (anrdaemon at yandex.ru) 20.07.2014, <03:30>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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