Re: [Samba] domain member server: change distro
- Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2018 10:19:54 +0100
- From: Rowland Penny via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Samba] domain member server: change distro
On Thu, 5 Apr 2018 10:30:22 +0200
"Stefan G. Weichinger via samba" <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Greets, samba-users and -devs
> I am currently preparing to move a problematic Samba file server from
> Gentoo Linux to Debian (9.4).
If you are going to do this, use Louis's repo, it will get you a pretty
much up-to-date version of Samba (4.7.6)
> Now my samba-related questions:
> I assume I would "net ads leave" within gentoo linux before migration
> to clean up things in the ADS somehow and join the same server (= same
> hostname, same smb.conf) again as soon as it is running debian.
> My concern are the user and group ids, for sure I want to keep the
> data-directories (ext4 on LVM-volumes, just for the records) untouched
> and all the ownership and permission info should be kept as is.
> As far as I understand the whole mapping comes from within ADS anyway
> and winbindd plus nsswitch etc should give me the same setup after
> Right? Or are there maybe differences?
Provided that the server in question is a Unix domain member, all you
need is the smb.conf, it might be an idea to post it here.
If it is a DC, then you would create a new computer, join this to the
domain, then demote the old DC.
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