[Samba] Questions on how to safely upgrade Samba

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Fri Aug 8 18:18:08 GMT 2003

On Fri, 8 Aug 2003, Jason Williams wrote:

> Morning everyone.
> We are currently running samba 2.2.8a as a PDC on our network. However, 
> being that samba 3.0 is not to far from having a stable release, I wanted 
> to ask some questions on what is the safest way to upgrade samba on my server.
> I should mention that I am using samba with ldapsam on the backend to hold 
> all of our user accounts and passwords.
> I am also running RH 7.3. Samba was installed by using a custom .rpm.
> Since that is the case, anyone have any suggestions on the best way to 
> safely and quickly upgrade samba?

Make sure you read the release notes (WHATSNEW.txt) for 
new/removed/modified parameters.  Also read the section on upgrading
from 2.2.  Make sure to backup local tdbs since downgrading from 3.0 is 
not supported.

cheers, jerry
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