[Samba] Changing samba PDC version but keeping the same IP address
f.bonnet at esiee.fr
Fri Jun 5 08:43:08 GMT 2009
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Olivier Nicole wrote:
>>> We are on the way to upgrade our PDC from 2.2.8 to 3.2.11
>>> as we do not want to reconfigure the PDC IP address on several
>>> hundreds of windows XP clients we have chosen to keep the same
>>> IP address for the new PDC.
> Why not keeping the same name for your server? Then with same name and
> same IP you don't need to update anything.
> You may have to keep the Samba server SID too (keep the secrets.tdb
> file from one server to the other, transparent with LDAP I think).
Yes I know it now , it is logical captain but the preceding person which
installed the old samba version has written the samba version in the
server string statement !!! and it would be very confusing for users and
admins ... Of course the new server will have a generic name such as
"Samba server" .
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