[Samba] samba-tool domain classicupgrade fails to import users or groups from NT domain
s.arcus at open-t.co.uk
Tue Jun 2 12:55:11 UTC 2020
On 02/06/20 13:08, Rowland penny via samba wrote:
> On 02/06/2020 12:16, Sebastian Arcus via samba wrote:
>> Does anybody have any idea what might be happening here? I've just
>> copied the configs and databases and Linux users to another machine
>> with Samba 4.6.7 - and classicupgrade does the same thing - it doesn't
>> import any users. I am guessing that maybe Samba doesn't recognise the
>> users as belonging to the NT domain somehow?
Hi Rowland - thank you for the suggestions. I think I've managed to fix
things - sort of - but I don't understand what is going on. I have
posted the information you required below for reference purposes anyway
- in case it helps.
I the course of trying all the permutations I could think of, I tried to
run the classicupgrade with the gencache_notrans.tdb file missing.
Amazingly, it imported all the users from the NT domain! The problem is
that I have no idea what the gencache_notrans.tdb file contains and why
was it preventing the users from being imported - without even
generating any error?
> Can you post the smb.conf from the NT4-style PDC you are upgrading from ?
Posted below - I've reduced it to absolute minimum to see if it will
work. Still no joy
> What version of Bind is installed ?
On the original server I have Bind 9.16.3, on the testing machine I have
> Have you tried without '--dns-backend=BIND9_DLZ' ?
I have now - still no users imported I'm afraid
netbios name = SA-SERVER
workgroup = SINCLAIR
server string =
security = user
domain master = yes
local master = yes
preferred master = yes
domain logons = yes
os level = 255
wins support = no
passdb backend = tdbsam
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