[Samba] We need to change our AD domain

David Bear dwbear75 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 29 04:32:31 UTC 2016

What about creating a secondary samba domain that trusts the first? Can
samba trust another samba?

On Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 2:33 PM, John Gardeniers via samba <
samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hi Klaus,
> I haven't used that tool for at least 13 years but I do recall that, among
> other things, it read from the registry. Coupled with the fact that Samba 4
> AD is not a complete implementation of AD I can't imagine that it could
> possibly work. More to the point, I'd be seriously concerned about the
> results. This is not something I'm prepared to test in a production
> environment and a test environment may not reveal all the problems, at
> least not within the time frame I need to deal with.
> regards,
> John
> On 25/08/16 19:49, Klaus Hartnegg via samba wrote:
>> On 24.08.2016 at 05:40 John Gardeniers via samba wrote:
>>> As a result of a company restructure and name change we need to change
>>> our AD domain. I know that we can't change the AD domain name in Samba
>>> 4, so I'm looking at the smoothest way to migrate everything from one
>>> domain to another.
>> Microsoft offers an Active Directory Migration Tool.
>> Can this be used with Samba?
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