education - bruxelles formation

migration from samba 3 to samba active directory


Bruxelles Formation was using Samba 3 and needed to migrate to Samba Active Directory. We therefore accompanied them in their migration and trained the system administrators in the uses of Active Directory.

3500 stations

3 sysadmin

10 domain controllers

4000 users


  • Improve the comfort and productivity of IT staff
  • Improve the security of information systems


  • Migrate the 10 domain controller servers
  • Conduct a skills transfer on Samba AD operation to the system administrator team
  • Switch the 3500 machines to the new domain without interruption to users
  • Reconfigure services and devices that relied on Samba3-provided LDAP to rely on Samba-AD LDAP or the Kerberos service provided by Samba-AD


  • Better compliance with current technology standards
  • Improved manageability of the 3500-machine, 4000-user fleet
  • Save time and increase flexibility



  • A seamless migration for all 4,000 users
  • System administrators trained on existing technology
  • A fleet in current technology standards
  • A secure fleet

Video feedback

Some of our clients agreed to talk about their experience in pictures. Find them in the dedicated Youtube playlist: