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Re: [Samba] samba3 and samba4 in the same domain?

From: Tomasz Chmielewski <mangoo_at_nospam>
Date: Tue May 11 2010 - 04:59:55 GMT
To: Andrew Bartlett <>

Am 11.05.2010 03:08, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-05-10 at 14:40 +0200, Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
>> I have a Samba3 + OpenLDAP installation.
>> How can I make Samba4 running on a different server be in the same
>> domain, have the same users etc.?
> I presume you mean mixing both Samba3 and Samba4 domain controllers in
> one domain? This is not possible. Any upgrade to samba4 would prevent
> you running a Samba3 DC. We don't support 'mixed mode' like that.

Yes, that's more or less what I want to do.

Any workarounds?

Like "Samba4 winbind" fetching users from Samba3?

What I want to achieve, is an AD controller "trusting" users from my
current Samba3 setup; I though Samba4 would help here.

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