[Samba] Fwd: Migrating server
abartlet at samba.org
Wed Feb 21 07:04:38 UTC 2018
On Wed, 2018-02-21 at 16:27 +1000, Rob Thoman wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> I can't shutdown the old samba box as it will still be hosting the shares.
I think you need to split that off sooner rather than later. Your
first step needs to be to make it a domain member server.
> Can I do any of the following?
> Would it make sense for me to migrate the backend to LDAP ?
Probably, particularly if you can't split the server from being a DC in
the short term.
> Or following your first comment, can I setup rysnc every 5 minutes to replicate data.
You can't do that with TDB files, that would be very unsafe.
> You're right it is a migration path but I can't migrate until this works in the test environment
OK. Either work in on a copy (taken when Samba is stopped on the
server) or use LDAP if you need it 'live'.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Samba Developer, Catalyst IT http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba
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