1.9.18alpha3 on same LAN as 1.9.17p2 ??
Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
lkcl at switchboard.net
Wed Oct 22 15:10:13 GMT 1997
On Wed, 22 Oct 1997, Joshua Heling wrote:
> A situation has come up wherein I need oplocks ASAP - from yesterday's release
> announcement it seems that only the NT Domain Controller parts of 1.9.18 are
> particularly alpha, so I thought I might test 1.9.18 to see if I might be able
> to use it in a production environment (without the NT stuff, of course).
> My question is, is it safe to test 1.9.18 in a functioning 1.9.17 - based
> network (I recall concerns for doing this with 1.9.16 and 1.9.17 due to WINS
> code(I think)) ? Any gotchas to watch out for?
should be absolutely fine. the issue with 1.9.16 mixed with 1.9.17 was
if you had mis-configured your systems to attempt to provide two "domain
master / pdcs" for the same workgroup.
this is only possible to do for two or more 1.9.17+ samba servers.
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