Bug 10642 - classicupgrade: Read group file from dbdir
Summary: classicupgrade: Read group file from dbdir
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Samba 4.1 and newer
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Tools (show other bugs)
Version: 4.1.7
Hardware: All All
: P5 enhancement (vote)
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Andrew Bartlett
QA Contact: Samba QA Contact
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-05-30 14:58 UTC by Marc Muehlfeld
Modified: 2014-06-01 08:05 UTC (History)
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Description Marc Muehlfeld 2014-05-30 14:58:41 UTC
Feature enhancement request:

classicupgrade for tdbsam/smbpasswd backends should read a "group" file, placed in the dbdir, for importing groups.

This idea was brought up by Andrew at the mailing list as response to the new classicupgrade HowTo: http://www.spinics.net/lists/samba/msg116094.html

Use case:

If the classicupgrade is done on a new server, the file /etc/group has not to be temporary replaced, to read groups and members, if a 'group' file could be alternatively read from the dbdir.