[Samba] Samba 4.5.2, 4.5.3, 4.5.4 as secondary DC to Windows 2008 R2

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Feb 1 10:31:57 UTC 2017

On Wed, 2017-02-01 at 11:12 +0100, mj via samba wrote:
> On 02/01/2017 10:58 AM, Andrew Bartlett via samba wrote:
> > The major issue at this point relates to the schema.  Your domain
> > functional level is a different thing to your server functional
> > level,
> > so you can keep the domain functional level at 2008R2, which is
> > what
> > Samba has reasonable support for.
> As this week I also looked into the functional levels that samba 
> supports, I must say that this wiki page:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Raising_the_Functional_Levels
> looks as if samba 4.4 and later support 2012_R2.
> I understand that this is not the case, but I feel that the info on
> the 
> wiki is (at least) confusing. (or even plain wrong)

I agree.  It is a wiki, so feel free to fix it. 

It would be correct to say that Samba's command line tools can raise a
domain to 2012_R2, but Samba's server is not smart enough to reject
that raise in a Samba AD domain (it would work on Windows, I hope).


Andrew Bartlett

> MJ
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Samba Developer, Catalyst IT          http://catalyst.net.nz/services/samba

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