[Samba] File server and AD

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Fri Sep 23 20:37:07 UTC 2016

On Fri, 23 Sep 2016 17:15:21 -0300
Elias Pereira via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Performing the backup, for example on an external hard drive and
> restoring after all ok, the permissions will not be changed?

It would be better if you could back everything up to another domain
member, such as the new DC, but you will have to set up nsswitch and
the required links i.e. whatever you use will have to know who your
users are.

> In NT4 use the "lam" for management. Can I use ldap account manager
> for managing Samba4 ADDC or should only use the RSAT? Or is possible
> using both?

Yes, you can use LAM, the only problem that I am aware of (if you can
call it a problem) it adds the totally un-required posix objectclasses.


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