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BudDurland

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We have about 100 users in our Kerio installation. We have been using Kerio longer than we have Active Directory (AD). Now that AD is on our network, I'd like to convert the existing users so that their Kerio authentication is through AD.

Ive got the AD extensions installed, and figured out how to configure the AD domain settings in the Kerio mail domain tab. Now I see a few of our the newer users in the user list twice -- once using the internal database, and another instance using kerberos. When I look at these users in the AD users & computers console, they have a "kerio Connect Account" tab.

Some users were migrated into AD from our previous network, and their AD user objects were created before I installed the Kerio AD extensions. These users still only appear once in the Kerio admin user list, and in the AD user manager, there is no "Kerio Connect Account" tab.

I can't seem to find a definitive answer in the knowledge base or in the manual about how to go about making this conversion. Any help appreciated.

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jamesf

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Check http://forums.kerio.com/index.php?t=msg&th=14603&got o=65122&S=a8f4dfd8dabaa9274a02f4d9044cfaed#msg_65122 to see if it answers part of your question.

I don't know if it will make the "Kerio Connect Account" tab appear since we are running 6.7.3 Patch 1.
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zentinL

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Technically the user data is just in a folder with that user's shortname like "jsmith". If that short name is the same in AD, then you would delete the local Kerio account and tell it to leave the data where it is and not touch it, then create a new user mapping that user from AD. Stop and restart Kerio. Since the short names are the same, the data folder will already be there and will "inherit" that users data store.

If you have to migrate the user, AND change their shortname because its different in AD, user this KB article: http://support.kerio.com/index.php?_m=knowledgebase&_a=v iewarticle&kbarticleid=513&nav=0,1

The steps in this article are effectively the same.
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