Follow Techotopia on Twitter

On-line Guides
All Guides
eBook Store
iOS / Android
Linux for Beginners
Office Productivity
Linux Installation
Linux Security
Linux Utilities
Linux Virtualization
Linux Kernel
System/Network Admin
Programming
Scripting Languages
Development Tools
Web Development
GUI Toolkits/Desktop
Databases
Mail Systems
openSolaris
Eclipse Documentation
Techotopia.com
Virtuatopia.com

How To Guides
Virtualization
General System Admin
Linux Security
Linux Filesystems
Web Servers
Graphics & Desktop
PC Hardware
Windows
Problem Solutions
Privacy Policy

  




 

 

Samba HowTo Guide
Prev Home Next

Steps in Migration Process

The approximate migration process is described below.

  • You have an NT4 PDC that has the users, groups, policies, and profiles to be migrated.

  • Samba-3 is set up as a domain controller with netlogon share, profile share, and so on. Configure the smb.conf file to function as a BDC: domain master = No .

Procedure35.1.The Account Migration Process

  1. Create a BDC account in the old NT4 domain for the Samba server using NT Server Manager. Samba must not be running.

  2. net rpc join -S NT4PDC -w DOMNAME -U Administrator% passwd

  3. net rpc vampire -S NT4PDC -U administrator% passwd

  4. pdbedit -L

    Note: Did the users migrate?

  5. Now assign each of the UNIX groups to NT groups: (It may be useful to copy this text to a script called initGroups.sh)

    #!/bin/bash
    #### Keep this as a shell script for future re-use
    			
    # First assign well known domain global groups
    net groupmap modify ntgroup="Domain Admins" unixgroup=root
    net groupmap modify ntgroup="Domain Users"  unixgroup=users
    net groupmap modify ntgroup="Domain Guests" unixgroup=nobody
    
    # Now for our added domain global groups
    net groupmap add ntgroup="Designers" unixgroup=designers type=d
    net groupmap add ntgroup="Engineers" unixgroup=engineers type=d
    net groupmap add ntgroup="QA Team"   unixgroup=qateam    type=d
    

  6. net groupmap list

    Check that all groups are recognized.

Migrate all the profiles, then migrate all policy files.

Samba HowTo Guide
Prev Home Next

 
 
  Published under the terms fo the GNU General Public License Design by Interspire