[Samba] samba to ad transition

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon Sep 19 19:18:01 UTC 2016

On Mon, 19 Sep 2016 11:47:42 -0700 (PDT)
kajkoz via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Thank.
> But I faced another problem. After I moved everything to the AD, the
> same SID, users, etc.

I take it you used classicupgrade to upgrade from your old NT4-style

> WHen I connected from a computer that is already connected to my old
> domain, I can operate as already signed user. 

You cannot have your old PDC running on the same subnet at the same time
as your new DC.

> But if i tried to login
> as a different user i got the message that "The trust relationship
> between this workstation and the primary domain failed"

Perhaps it tried to connect to the wrong domain controller i.e. the PDC
and not the new DC

> So, I do have to add again that computer to the domain, but after
> that I do have a different profile on regarding workstation.

As far as I am aware this shouldn't happen, the PC should see the new
DC as if it was the old PDC.

Double check that you followed this page on the wiki:


I also hope that you are doing this testing in a test environment.


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