[Samba] samba-tool domain classicupgrade fails to import users or groups from NT domain

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Jun 2 14:18:16 UTC 2020

On 02/06/2020 13:55, Sebastian Arcus wrote:
> 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?

It is just a cache file, I have no idea why the wikipage tells you to 
use it and I don't know if you do need to. I also do not know why using 
it stopped the importation of your users.

Andrew, do you have any thoughts ?


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