[Samba] Migrate OLD PDC on Centos5 to Centos6

Gaiseric Vandal gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com
Mon Apr 10 18:19:56 UTC 2017

The OS is probably not an issue.    The samba version may be more of an 

I have an oracle linux 6 system (another RHEL derivative) with samba 
3.6.23.    I seem an option to install samba 4.2.10 using yum.

I think both versions are end-of-lifed.  You may be safer going with 
CentOS 7.   You can configure Samba 4 a classic domain controller with 
minimal if any smb.conf changes.

You will probably find (or probably already found) that getting 
unsupported version of samba working with Windows systems is getting 
more and more difficult.  If windows systems are patched for samba 
badlock but the samba systems are not , you may have problems.

On 04/07/17 16:30, Alberto Moreno via samba wrote:
> Hi.
> I have a old server running our PDC(NT4 Style) with Centos 5+samba 3x+LDAP
> as backend.
> I want to move this setup to Centos 6.
> Some one running this layout under Centos6 without issue?
> I don't want to right now to work with AD style yet, no time for testing.
> Thanks guys.

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