[Samba] Change Netbios name during classicupgrade?
- Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:37:36 +0200
- From: Sami Chibani via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [Samba] Change Netbios name during classicupgrade?
Hello Samba list!
Well, my situation is quite the same than this one from a previous post:
I have to make a classicupgrade from a Samba 3 NT server to Samba 4 AD,
and meanwhile the office name changed, so I would try to profit of this
upgrade to change domain name.
So far from the different tests i've made, i could run the
classicupgrade process successfully with the old domain name, and also
could run it successfully when i set the "realm" value of smb.conf to
the new domain name.
but whenever i try to change the Netbios name ("workgroup" of smb.conf),
I instantly lose all my members. Or, more precisely, the script
finishes, but no account is imported.
smb.conf before classicupgrade:
netbios name = AD
workgroup = DOMAIN.LAN
smb.conf after classicupgrade:
netbios name = SRV-AD
workgroup = DOMAIN.LAN # ==> this one i can't change otherwise
upgrade doesn't catch up members
realm = NEWDOMAIN.LAN
I arrived not long ago in this office and didn't set up the old Samba 3
server, so there might be some misconfiguration leading to this fail,
but not sure how to determine the source of the issue.
When i change workgroup, the ouput of a search, whether in pdbedit or
during classicupgrade is:
sid S-1-5-21-1905493267-1041818301-753029000-19578 does not belong to
but when i search for a specific user, I can list it:
#pdbedit -L user
I presume it's SID related and changing workgroup changed domain SID,
but don't know how to avoid this.
Samba 3 version: 3.6.12
What else to say? If it can help, I noticed that winbind was not
installed on the server;
#systemctl status winbind
Loaded: error (Reason: No such file or directory)
Active: inactive (dead)
Any advice is welcome,
Thanks by advance. You're doing a great job on this tool
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