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Re: [Samba] New PDC

From: Daniel Müller <mueller_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Aug 31 2010 - 08:47:29 GMT
To: "Gregory A. Cain" <>

Look at,

Export users, aliases and groups from remote server to local server. You
need to run this against the PDC, from a Samba machine joined as a BDC.

and net getlocalsid
and net setlocalsid

On Mon, 30 Aug 2010 15:11:02 -0700, "Gregory A. Cain"
<> wrote:
> Hi -
> I'm setting up a new Samba PDC here in a 30-person architectural office.

> The current PDC is running on an older computer and hasn't been
> updated in a while.
> The new PDC will be Samba 3.4.0 running on Ubuntu 9.10. We don't use
> roaming profiles.
> My question is this - is there a way to "seamlessly" migrate the
> desktops to the new PDC from the old one without having to move or copy
> all their profile data? In other words, to have the desktops "see" the
> new PDC as the old PDC?
> Any information anyone can provide (the more detail the better - I don't

> do this stuff every day) - would be very, very much appreciated.
> Thanks in advance.
> Greg
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