Upgrading from a really old Samba 4?

Michael Wood esiotrot at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 08:50:48 MDT 2012

On 29 March 2012 17:26, Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> Summary:
> I'm running a really old version of Samba 4 (77b9b97) with the DNS
> records in a normal bind9 zone file.  No need for dyndns, since I
> don't have machines joining/leaving the domain.
> There seems to be a memory leak in that version.  Otherwise it works very well.
> Questions:
> If I were to upgrade from such an old version, is it necessary to run
> upgradeprovision?  (I know that running upgradeprovision is not
> recommended right now, in which case would I need to wait until
> upgradeprovision is fixed?)
> If I do need to run upgradeprovision, what order do I run it in wrt.
> dbcheck and/or the DNS upgrade script?

And additional question related to the above:

What is actually wrong with upgradeprovision?  Is it just related to DNS?

I'd appreciate it if someone could enlighten me wrt. the above :)  Matthieu?


Michael Wood <esiotrot at gmail.com>

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