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Re: [Samba] Import samba 3 to samba 4

From: Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel_at_nospam>
Date: Sat Aug 07 2010 - 17:11:52 GMT
To: Dave Thurston <>

On Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 10:06 AM, Dave Thurston <> wrote:
> I have searched but I have yet to find a method to import users and passwords from
> a samba3/ldap system to samba4. Is there available a method of doing this?
> Thanks
> Dave

Why do you need to import? Isn't the backend Kerberos and the account
informat sufficiently similar that you can simply switch over?

(I ask as someone using Samba 3, eyeing Samba 4 with interest to get
LDAP out of the hands of Active Directory.)
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