[Samba] Samba4 alpha17 GIT raise domain functional level

Matthias Dieter Wallnöfer mdw at samba.org
Fri Sep 9 07:20:32 MDT 2011

There has been a porting error from the old to the new implementation of 
this "samba-tool" command.

Since I am the original author of this code I will try to figure out how 
to re-add the "domain" option.


Matthieu Patou wrote:
> On 06/09/2011 13:53, a.key wrote:
>> Hi.
>> We are using samba4 as our production AD for a while in a mixed (XP, 
>> win2k3, win7, win2k8) environment.
>> This post: 
>> http://lists.samba.org/archive/samba-technical/2011-February/076525.html 
>> mentions that to raise the functional level one should use this command:
>> samba-tool domainlevel raise --domain=2008 --forest=2008
>> but in our current git version this command doesn't work due to the 
>> fact that there is no --domain switch as shown below:
>> # samba-tool domain level --help
>> Usage: samba-tool domain level (show | raise <options>)
>> Options:
>>   -h, --help            show this help message and exit
>>   -H URL, --URL=URL     LDB URL for database or target server
>>   --quiet               Be quiet
>>   --forest=FOREST       The forest function level (2003 | 2008 | 
>> 2008_R2)
>>   Samba Common Options:
>>     -s FILE, --configfile=FILE
>>                         Configuration file
>>     -d DEBUGLEVEL, --debuglevel=DEBUGLEVEL
>>                         debug level
>>     --option=OPTION     set smb.conf option from command line
>>     --realm=REALM       set the realm name
>>   Credentials Options:
>>     --simple-bind-dn=DN
>>                         DN to use for a simple bind
>>     --password=PASSWORD
>>                         Password
>>     -U USERNAME, --username=USERNAME
>>                         Username
>>     -W WORKGROUP, --workgroup=WORKGROUP
>>                         Workgroup
>>     -N, --no-pass       Don't ask for a password
>>     -k KERBEROS, --kerberos=KERBEROS
>>                         Use Kerberos
>>     --ipaddress=IPADDRESS
>>                         IP address of server
>>   Version Options:
>>     --version           Display version number
>> and when I'm trying to raise the forest level the tools says that the 
>> domain functional level needs to be raised first.
>> What's the proper way of raising the functional level in recent git is ?
> Looks like a regression, you should file a bug in 
> https://bugzilla.samba.org.
> Matthieu.

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