[Samba] Best way to upgrade domain from control by 2.2.5 PDC to control by 3.0.20b PDC

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Sat Nov 26 15:56:32 GMT 2005

On Saturday 26 November 2005 08:40, Kevin wrote:
> > Samba-2.2.x CAN be used as a BDC, but it was not officially supported.
> > It is officially supported in Samba-3.0.x.
> My question about BDC was not whether 2.2.x could be used as a BDC, but
> rather, if I should expect any problems in using 3.x as a BDC for a
> 2.2.5 PDC (which I'm still unsure of, but I'll drop it in hopes of
> finding an answer in the Samba-3 by Example book).  Perhaps I could have
> written that more clearly in the first instance.  Apologies for creating
> the confusion there.

I should point out that the reason a Samba-2.x and Samba-3.x DC can NOT be 
mixed is because the PDC/BDC relationship requires a shared LDAP server and 
Samba-2.x has a schema that differs from the Samba-3 schemas.

- John T.

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