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Old 03-07-2005, 05:13 AM   #1
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Exclamation Convert Windows2003 ftp server to linux platform with user and password

i m working in engineering college and we are managing ftp server on windows 2003 server
we have around 2500 users on that system
i want to transfer that ftp server to linux platform
i want to transfer all the users data with there login and password information
is it possible?
Old 03-07-2005, 07:50 AM   #2
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Instead of transferring all the user login/passwd data from the W2K server, consider configuring your linux box to authenticate against the W2K server. Thats what I do. The thought of maintaining two separate login/passwd databases makes my ill.

Checkout: winbind, its part of samba


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