Quoting Marek McGann <marek.mcgann at mic.ul.ie>:
>> This is possibly a naive question, but I'm currently running Mandrake 10.1 on
> my laptop and want to switch to Ubuntu. I use the laptop on the Windows
> network at work, which meant joining an NT domain, and getting one of the IT
> guys to just type in the administrator password at the right prompt, despite
> the fact that they weren't too familiar with this Linux stuff.
> If possible, I'd prefer not to have to grab one of them again, and
> just re-use
> whatever smb secrets that are used at the moment. Is there some file or files
> that I can just backup and restore after the new install which would allow me
> to stay on the NT domain without IT Dept. intervention?
Is this a client or a server?
If a server, then simply copy your /etc/samba directory to the new machine.
Client should not have to change at all. Use the same mount options....
I assume you use autofs or something? Credentials should be the same non?
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