[Samba] Best Pratice for installing samba package in production environment
juleshoueto at gmail.com
Tue Apr 19 17:07:17 UTC 2016
thank you for your mail and the details provided.
In that case, i suppose that it will be possible for someone that initially
install the sernet 4.2.X version, to receive the earlier updates of
samba4 after subcription.
I mean that passing to the earlier version of samba sernet package without
migrating active directory to another server.
Thank you again one more time.
On Tue, Apr 19, 2016 at 4:51 PM, Rowland penny <rpenny at samba.org> wrote:
> On 19/04/16 16:21, Jules Houantonon wrote:
>> Hello Helmut,
>> thank you for your feedback.
>> I think that i am not making my self clear enough.
>> Independant of the distribution, is it recommended to install Samba4 tar
>> ball version in a production environment, or sernet package ?
>> I know that with sernet you can have benefit of support, so it may be an
>> But what about if i choose to install code source version downloaded from
>> samba.org ?
>> Would it be recommended ?
>> Thank you for your help
> What version of Samba is used and where you get it from, is down to the
> sysadmin. You can use your distros packages, Sernet packages or compile
> Samba yourself. If you go with your distros packages, this usually means
> that they older versions, Sernet supply 4.2.x versions free of charge, but
> can also supply 4.3.x and soon 4.4.2 packages, but these are only available
> with a subscription.
> If you decide to download a tarball from Samba and compile it yourself,
> you must also realise that there is no readily available support, you can
> do what you already have done, ask questions here, or find local support if
> this is a must.
> One of the benefits of compiling Samba yourself is you can use the latest
> version and as you will be setting up a new domain, you can just use all
> the configure defaults, this means in future, it will be as easy to update
> as a distro package.
> So, to put it in a nutshell, the best practise is whatever is the best for
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