[Samba] Technical questions on AD and NT4

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Jul 16 07:15:06 UTC 2020

On 15/07/2020 22:17, RhineDevil wrote:
> Wed, 15 Jul 2020 21:49:12 +0100 Rowland penny via samba <samba at lists.samba.org>:
>> On 15/07/2020 21:30, RhineDevil wrote:
>>> Wed, 15 Jul 2020 21:08:44 +0100 Rowland penny via samba <samba at lists.samba.org>:
>>> Just a brief explaination, I need to know what fields are different and how to reproduce them if I choose to... let's SUPPOSE
>>> Migrate data from /etc/passwd and /etc/group files
>>> It would be nice knowing for ex if old sambaSID and new objectSID are the same thing, because I already know (from smbldap tools) how to calculate it
>> Well, a SID is just a SID, but you do not calculate an objectSID, AD
>> does this for you from the domain SID and the next available RID
> Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that. Since it would be an import from /etc flat files it won't be just as easy as typing `samba-tool user create $user`, transferring rfc2037 NIS data (including loginShell, uidNumber, gidNumber, homeDirectory etc) will be needed as well

Who is Dave ?

Never mind, can I introduce to the 'samba-tool domain classicupgrade' 
command, see here:


Rowland (definitely not Dave)

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