[Samba] upgrade samba4 install

derek at podoll.com derek at podoll.com
Tue May 17 13:50:49 MDT 2011

 Thank you for the replies to my question I asked about upgrading samba4 
 I am having a new problem and will post a new thread on it.

 On Wed, 11 May 2011 12:02:00 +0400, Matthieu Patou wrote:
> Hello,
> On 09/05/2011 19:52, derek at podoll.com wrote:
>> I have a install of samba4 that I have been using on my home network 
>> for testing with one PDC and BDC on the local network and a 3rd BDC 
>> located on another network with IPSEC tunnel between the two networks. 
>> The problem I have is all 3 servers are running different versions on 
>> the samba4 code I would like to get all the system on the same code 
>> level.  Do any of you know an easy way to do this so I do not loose 
>> all the account and policy information in the PDC when I update it?  
>> either that or is there a backup method anyone would recommend before 
>> trying it preform any updates.
> So depending on your version of samba you'll have to update just the
> binaries or also to update the structure and the content of the
> database.
> Best is to first know the version.
> Upgrading the binaries is ok there is nothing to do apart from
> make;make install , to update the structure we have a tool but for 
> the
> moment it's limited to 1 DC (so you have to demote your other 
> server).
> In theory we could support multi DC upgrade, but I have a bit of work
> to do but it shouldn't be too hard.
> Matthieu.
> --
> Matthieu Patou
> Samba Teamhttp://samba.org
> Private repohttp://git.samba.org/?p=mat/samba.git;a=summary

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