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Re: 32bit --> 64 server upgrade, and samba

"Michael F. Egglestone" <michael@estone.ca> writes:

> Hello,
> I'm looking to upgrade an old Pentium4 box to a new xeon
> I realize I'll have to install a fresh AMD64 Debian to the new server.
> But I want to retain all the samba domain/accounts stuff.
> Can I simply just install samba on the new xeon box, and then copy over
> the /var/lib/samba/* files and /etc/samba/smb.conf over from the old 32
> bit server, and I should be okay?
> Thanks,
> Mike

I would copy over the config before installing samba. Then it has to use
it from the start. It will be no different from someone having done dpkg
--remove samba; dpkg --install samba.deb.


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