[Samba] Problem joining Samba 4 to an older Samba 4 alpha 17

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Jan 18 05:36:35 MST 2013

On Fri, 2013-01-18 at 10:11 +0100, Daniel Hedblom wrote:
> Hi there,
> Im trying to join a samba 4.0.1 server to an older samba 4 alpha 17 server.
> Whatever i do the join is interrupted but i dont know what goes wrong. Dns
> is double checked and correct as is most other stuff. How can i get a
> better view of what is happening than this? Can it be the source domain
> that contains erroneous objects?
> My goal is to move the old server to a new one, maybe there are a better
> way of doing this? Suggestions?

Honestly, upgrading in place is the best way to do this.  Backup the old
DC, upgrade in place, and start the 4.0.1 release.  The role transfer
stuff isn't as reliable as we would like, whereas in-place is.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org

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