[Samba] Best Pratice for installing samba package in production environment
rpenny at samba.org
Tue Apr 19 17:58:27 UTC 2016
On 19/04/16 18:07, Jules Houantonon wrote:
> Dear Rowland,
> 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.
You only need a Sernet subscription to obtain the Sernet Samba packages
>= 4.3.x. I suppose if you did install the latest free 4.2.x package,
you could upgrade to Sernet 4.3.x and up, but you would need to obtain a
Sernet subscription, you would also need to contact Sernet to confirm this.
> I mean that passing to the earlier version of samba sernet package
> without migrating active directory to another server.
Which ever way you install Samba as an AD DC, you should be able to
upgrade Samba or change distro. You could do this by installing later
packages on the DC, or by installing Samba on another DC. The only real
problem comes when you try to move from a distros or Sernet packages to
compiling Samba yourself, for by default 'configure' will put everything
> Thank you again one more time.
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