SAMBA and upgrading from Windows 2000 interim mode to 2003 native mode

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Subject: SAMBA and upgrading from Windows 2000 interim mode to 2003 native mode
Posted by:  Rob Gordon (Robert.Gord…@dslextreme.com)
Date: Thu, 10 Sep 2009

I currently have two Windows 2003 AD servers, that are configured as
'Windows 2000 interim' mode.  A number of *nix clients are
authenticating to these servers via Samba 3.x.

I want to bring the domain up to Windows 2003 native mode, but am
concerned about what this might do to the ability for the *nix machines
to authenticate against AD once this change happens.

Does anyone know the gotchas of going from Windows 2000 interim mode, to
Windows 2003 native mode and the effect it has on Samba client
authentication?

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