[Samba] File server and AD

Elias Pereira empbilly at gmail.com
Thu Sep 22 17:38:57 UTC 2016

I get it! :D

The old Samba NT4 is in a freebsd. I would like to migrate to a new distro.
I will use debian8.

I have to copy the files and permissions from groups and users for this
new. I've been searching and with rsync maybe I could do this.

Have you done something like that?

On Thu, Sep 22, 2016 at 4:14 AM, Rowland Penny via samba <
samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> On Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:58:22 -0300
> Elias Pereira via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> >
> > > Do you mean you will be using the DC as a fileserver ?
> >
> > No. I was thinking of using the old samba server (NT4-style) as a file
> > server. AD stays separate.
> >
> I don't think that will work and if it does, it will mean keeping a
> separate user & group database and keeping the passwords in sync.
> I would suggest turning it into a domain member and then use this as a
> fileserver, see here for more info:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Setup_Samba_as_an_AD_Domain_Member
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Shares_with_Windows_ACLs
> I would also, if possible, take the opportunity to upgrade the OS and
> Samba.
> Rowland
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Elias Pereira

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