[Samba] convert from synology

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Oct 6 23:58:14 UTC 2022

On Thu, 2022-10-06 at 15:04 -0700, Peter Carlson via samba wrote:
> I am getting ready to convert from Synology AD (smbd V 4.4.16) to an 
> ubuntu server running 4.15.9.  the basic steps I see are :
> 1. join samba as a DC verify that everything gets replicated
> 2. rsync sysvol from the synology to new server
> 3. transfer FSMO roles
> 4. change samba's DNS backend to BIND  (I need the server to respond
> for 
> multiple domains)
> Just curious of any gotchas or steps I might be overlooking. Does
> there 
> happen to be a guide on doing something like this?
> Peter

It should just work, but if it doesn't then see 
https://bugzilla.samba.org/show_bug.cgi?id=15189 for a patch that can

I would also do some work with samba-tool ldapcmp to ensure the
replication was correct.

Andrew Bartlett

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