[Samba] Import Active Directory users on Samba 4 AD

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Sep 9 13:37:58 UTC 2016

On Fri, 9 Sep 2016 10:25:02 -0300 (BRT)
Dante F. B. Colò via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Hi folks 
> I'm moving a Active Directory Domain on Windows server 2008 to Samba
> 4.3 AD , i have a good experience with Samba but i 'm still a LDAP
> noob , how can i move users from an Organzational Unit to another one
> using ldb commands ? 

Are you keeping the same domain and realm names etc ?
If so, join your new DC to the windows one and then let replication do
the job for you.

You can then move all the FSMO roles to the new DC, demote the old DC
and then turn it off.


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