Migrate Windows 2000 AD to Ubuntu 10.4

Arnaud BLONDEL - Alter Way Solutions arnaud.blondel at alterway.fr
Mon Jul 5 10:08:05 UTC 2010

> Hi,
>> - use net vampire process to extract information of AD
> I am not sure what vampire covers, but for a machine to be recognized
> into a domain managed by samba, you need to have a Unix user with the
> name of the machine postfixed with a $ (for a machine comp you need a
> Unix user account comp$).
 > This machine account must exist in your LDAP directory.

getent passwd command return this information, I changed 
/etc/nsswitch.conf :

passwd:         compat ldap
group:          compat ldap
shadow:         compat ldap

> As a general process, I would install the Samba controler+LDAP on a
> test domain, try to attach one machine to that domain and acertain
> everything is running fine. I would migrate all the clients only after
> the test has succeeded.

Samba controler+LDAP is, of course, in a test domain to test.

> Best regards,

Best regards

> Olivier
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