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migrate novell users to w2k active directory tools?

Posted on 2002-04-16
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Does anyone have a tool or know of a tool that can automaticly migrate (copy) a user in our novell nds over to our windows 2000 active directory?

I want to be able to for example tell it to copy user kathy who has an account in the novell system, and it would look into the nds and get her password and create an account in the active directory and set her password with the same. thus we don't have to ever see her password, nor teach her how to create and enter it.

thank you,

keith l terrill
keithterrill@lutheran-jamestown.org
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There are no utilities that will migrate passwords from Novell to AD.  
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If you can get a list of passwords exported from Novell, then you may be able to use this :

How to Set a User's Password with Ldifde (Q263991).

Chekc the MS site for more info.

I hope this helps !
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The tool which you need is:
Services for Netware v.5 package.
This is a migration tools package made by Microsoft in order to asist and ease out the Nnovell to Microsoft migration proces. This package include:
MSDSS (Microsoft Directory Syncronization Service) is a tool use for one/two way syncronization of directory information stored into the active directory, and is the cornerstaone of any NDS/Bindery to Active Directory migration strategy.
FMU ( File Migration Utility)which is an add-on utility included in Services for Netware v.5 that provides a central management console to automatically manage the migration of files from Netware file servers to Windows 2000 servers.
For more info check this link:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?url=/TechNet/prodtechnol/windows2000serv/deploy/netmigr.asp
Hope this will help, Chris.
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As far as I know the MSDSS does not migrate the passwords.  It simply allows you to decide how to deal with passwords during the migration

 9. On the Initial Reverse Synchronization page, click Password Options, and then
   click one of the following password schemes:

    - Set passwords to blank

    - Set passwords to the user name

    - Set passwords to a random value

    - Set all passwords to the following value
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by:birdski
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You might check out one of the products from NetIQ.
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This is what I have discovered too.

thank you
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