[Samba] We need to change our AD domain

John Gardeniers jgardeniers at objectmastery.com
Mon Aug 29 04:39:41 UTC 2016

Hi David,

Yes, you can set up trusts in Samba 4 but that won't help me, as we will 
be eliminating the original domain once we've switched over.


On 29/08/16 14:32, David Bear via samba wrote:
> 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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