[Samba] Moving DC1 to a Virtual Machine

Stefan Kania stefan at kania-online.de
Sun Jan 25 11:07:02 MST 2015

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Or you try this:
With Rear it ist possible to do a P2V migration.

Am 24.01.2015 um 19:45 schrieb Paul Littlefield:
> On 24/01/15 17:56, Marc Muehlfeld wrote:
>> The second way, and the one I would go, is - shutdown Samba on
>> DC1 - copy all databases and SysVol content to the new host, into
>> the folders, where your new OS expect them - disconnect the old
>> machine from the network - start Samba on the new host It's very
>> important that the old host is never connected to the network any
>> more or you will mess up your AD!
>> I don't know what Samba version Gentoo and Ubuntu are shipping.
>> But I suggest that the OS on the new host, doesn't have an older
>> version.
> Hello Marc
> Thanks for your reply.
> Yes, that's what I thought... belt and braces copy all databases
> and sysvol content using the backup script and restore instructions
> on the wiki.
> Yes, I was going to literally turn OFF both the old 'real' DC1 and 
> 'real' DC2 just in case the 'virtual' DC1 went fooey and interfered
> with DC2.
> I am also going to turn off all non-essential computers on the
> network so that Windows DC and login can be tested without any
> horrific consequences.
> What do the others think? Am I being paranoid or wise?
> :)
> Paul Littlefield
> PS: now I think about it, I amy as well 'virtualise' DC2 as well AS
> IS, then use that (with the same IP addresses, hostnames, etc. to
> test the new 'virtual' DC1 for replication, etc.
> Thoughts?

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