[Samba] Doubt about Global Catalog on Samba 4

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Wed Nov 16 16:29:00 UTC 2016

See inline comments:

On Wed, 16 Nov 2016 13:36:06 -0200
Marcio Demetrio Bacci <marciobacci at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Are the step the followings to upgrade samba 4.2.1 to 4.4.7,?
> 1) Stop the Samba services and compile the new samba, first DC2 and
> after DC1 (FSMO):
> ./configure
> make
> make install

I normally do:
stop Samba
make install

I do of course back everything up first.

> 2) Test the integrity of AD DC: samba-tool dbcheck --cross-ncs

You can run 'samba-tool dbcheck', but, as the database will not be
modified by the upgrade, there is no real need to.
> 3) Restart the Samba services.

Yes, it won't work until you do LOL
> *I don't need run again "samba-tool domain provision --use-rfc2307
> --interactive" *

No, definitely no.

> Do I need to migrate FSMO functions to DC2 before update DC1,?

Again No.


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