updating samba4alpha15 to beta1

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Jun 6 20:33:55 MDT 2012

On Wed, 2012-06-06 at 21:02 +0200, Christian Huldt wrote:
> I have 2 left-alone samba4alpha15 servers as pdc and bdc that I plan to 
> update to beta1
> (and then hopefully keep uptodate...)
> Is that old enough to use upgradeprovision?

I think it should be OK without it.  Do run 'dbcheck --cross-ncs'.  

> I'd like to switch from bind to the internal dns as well as bind hasn't 
> done any updates as all (but that is probably related to an old bind), 
> but I can't seem to find the configuration parameter for this in the 
> documentation.

Run samba_dnsupgrade to move to bind9_dlz for DNS, and that will get you
full secure updates etc, and import the zone.

> The alpha15 has done an excellent so far exept for at few lock-ups.
> What would be the most sane way to do this?
> I think about updating the bdc first just to see how it goes and then 
> update the pdc.

That should be OK.

> regarding the replication I just got this, so there seems to be some 
> kind of a problem, but not totally screwed...:

You could also offline the PDC update the BDC, seize the roles and then
rejoin the PDC.  We should interoperate between the versions, but this
gives you another option. 

Andrew Bartlett

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