[Samba] Migration or Replication Samba 4 ADDC

Marc Muehlfeld mmuehlfeld at samba.org
Tue Sep 6 17:55:10 UTC 2016

Hi Juan

Am 06.09.2016 um 18:11 schrieb Juan Ignacio via samba:
> I would like to know how I can migrate my current Samba 4.1 domain
> controller to the virtual server or if is better create a new Domain
> Controller virtualized as shown in the wiki and then turn off the primary
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Join_an_additional_Samba_DC_to_an_existing_Active_Directory
> Let me know that you recommend.

* You can join an additional DC (VM), transfer the FSMO roles and demote
the old one.

* You can copy the whole hard disk to your VM disk image and restore the
boot loader. Alternatively there are a lot of tools to convert a
physical to virtual (P2V) disk.


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