[Samba] How to migrate single user from LDAP do AD

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Jul 31 09:25:38 UTC 2018

On Tue, 31 Jul 2018 10:51:23 +0200
Michal via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> I am in process of migrating samba NT4 LDAP domain to samba AD. I did
> "samba classicupgrade" and now I am trying to set AD to be working as
> I need. During this time new users, machines and groups have been
> added into LDAP. I do not want do start from scratch and go through
> classicupgrade and all AD settings again.
>   So I need to be able to add single user, machine or group from NT4
> LDAP domain to AD.
>   At first I am trying to add single user, but "samba-tool user
> create" does not seem to be the right way - I need to copy password
> and sambaSID from LDAP into AD, samba-tool does not support that (or
> I am missing something).
>    What is right way how to migrate single users, machines and groups?
>   Thanks, Michal

As far as I am aware, you cannot. You should have tested the upgrade
and once you were happy you knew what to do, you should have turned off
the old PDC (this way nothing new could be created) and then carried
out the classicupgrade. You could then add new users etc to your new AD


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