[Samba] Classicupgrade FL 2012_R2 NTLM/Kerberos logon

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Jun 6 13:40:42 UTC 2024

On Thu, 6 Jun 2024 13:33:04 +0200
Havany via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> - Classisupgrade is destructive for the NT4 Domain, but we can keep
> data of the old NT4 Domain and we can rollback to this with ours
> Ansible playbooks. We will loose all change between migration and
> rollback and we will improve a possible long downtime.
> - With "Big Bang" approach we are able to keep our old NT4 Domain if
> we need to rollback to it. But in this case the problem is the access
> to the filers. I think that we can't have a file server that allow
> access at the same time to an NT4 Domain and a Samba 4 AD Domain (I
> will search information about that). The second problem for this
> approach is that we need to write a (maybe complex) logon script to
> be able to keep user local profile when a computer is moved to the
> new Domain.

There is one big problem with either of those scenarios, once your
Windows clients see an AD DC, they will never reconnect to your old
NT4-style PDC.

It sounds like you are still using the old, deprecated (by Windows)
roaming profiles, instead of Folder redirection.



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