Vampire a Samba4 domain to Samba3?
christian at solvare.se
Thu Mar 17 15:13:02 MDT 2011
tor 2011-03-17 klockan 23:46 +0300 skrev Matthieu Patou:
> On 17/03/2011 23:00, Christian Huldt wrote:
> > tor 2011-03-17 klockan 22:39 +0300 skrev Matthieu Patou:
> >> On 17/03/2011 22:09, Christian Huldt wrote:
> >>> Would it be possible to move a domain from samba 4 to samba3?
> >>> We have a samba4 domain used for testing that they want to move into
> >>> production, and keep users and connected computers.
> >>> We've had some problems with samba4 locking up occasionally so would
> >>> prefer to use samba3.
> >> What was locking up in samba4 ? the file server part ?
> >> Matthieu
> > The AD part AFAIK, samba4 is used as login server with file serving is
> > done by samba3 servers join to the domain, once in a while the samba3
> > server cannot reach the samba4 server and net ads testjoin can't find
> > any dc while kinit works. Everything starts working after hunting down a
> > few huge smbd processes on the samba4 dc.
> Interesting, I never faced this problem even if I'm running samba since
> a couple of times in production (~3 years), I do had problems with the
> fileserver part but not much, I had a couple of issue with LDAP server
> not being able to handle more than 1 request at the time also but it
> seems not to be your case.
> > We never really got a bdc up as the replication wouldn't work at all..
> Which backend did you use ?
The default, ldb.
I assume we would need to get the dc replication up as a simple rsync of
(parts of) samba/private wouldn't suffice as replication?
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