[Samba] Re: In place upgrade
novosirj at umdnj.edu
Sat Oct 11 22:14:33 GMT 2008
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Rubin Bennett wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-10-10 at 13:56 +0100, Kristian Davies wrote:
>>> For a system installed without a package manager (i.e. make install),
>>> then you make a copy of your passdb.tdb, secrets.tdb and smb.conf,
>>> upgrade, and put those 3 files back in.
>> That's the puppy. So, stop services, mv sambadir, install new version
>> afresh, copy over those three files and start services.
>> Will that affect the machines AD machine account with sid's etc... or
>> is that why the secrets.tdb are copied over?
> That's why secrets.tdb is copied over. However, if you're changing
> machines or upgrading OS at the same time, you'll need to copy the user/
> machine entries in /etc/passwd, /etc/group and /etc/shadow as well or
> you'll get lots of ugly messages about your password database being
If you're moving machines, you have to also worry about the other
persistent TDB's. You can lose all of your printers/forms/etc. otherwise.
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