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Old 02-13-2006, 02:00 PM   #1
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migrating user to samba

This is what i got so far.. nt dc working and i have already setup a bdc on my linux box but when i try to net rpc vampire my accounts over i get this:

Creating account: user$
Could not create posix account info for 'user'

and so on for all my users. anyone have any idea whats going on?
Old 02-14-2006, 08:53 AM   #2
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I found this page to be informative.

In particular, this quote from the page surprised me.

"Samba-3 cannot function as a BDC to an MS Windows NT4 PDC, and Samba-3 cannot function correctly as a PDC to an MS Windows NT4 BDC. Both Samba-3 and MS Windows NT4 can function as a BDC to its own type of PDC."

I did not know that.
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Thank you for your responce. let me explain what i'm trying to do, maybe this can help you understand...

right now i have nt4.0 domain running and working.. I want to get off of nt and start using i did my research and i setup a linux samba server ( on a whole another network i tested it and got it working as a PDC) now i want to go live so i need to vampire all my nt account to this box, in order for this to hapend i setup my linux samba server pdc to a bdc on the same domain as the nt4.0..( i was suffsully doing this. but when i run the net rpc vampire command i get thoes errors???? I checked my smb.conf and i have the passdb backend = tdbsam .................I just need all my accoutns over to the linux box, once i get his i can make this my PDC...any help would be great...


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