[Samba] Samba upgrade from 4.6 to 4.7
lingpanda101 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 4 14:34:32 UTC 2017
On 10/4/2017 10:17 AM, Harsh Kukreja via samba wrote:
> I would suggest setting up a new server, join this to the domain as a
> new DC, transfer the FSMO roles to this and then demote the old DC.
> This way, you can change the OS and the Samba version at the same time.
> Thanks Rowland
> I like to ask when I build a new samba 4.7 server on Ubuntu 16.04 then do I
> have to join it as domain member to the existing DC and then transfer FSMO
> Can you please help with the steps to install Sernet Samba 4.7 package on
> Ubuntu 16.04.
> On Wed, Oct 4, 2017 at 3:41 PM, Rowland Penny via samba <
> samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, 4 Oct 2017 09:08:30 -0400
>> lingpanda101 via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>>> On 10/4/2017 3:59 AM, Harsh Kukreja via samba wrote:
>>>> I have a Samba 4.6.7 server installed with the sernet package on
>>>> Ubuntu 12.04 precise which I like to upgrade to 4.7 and also I want
>>>> to do a release upgrade for Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04.
>>>> Before I continue I like know if I should first do a release
>>>> upgrade for Ubuntu or do I have to upgrade Samba to 4.7 first and
>>>> then run the release upgrade.
>>>> Thanks n Regards
>>>> *Harsh Kukreja *Systems Administrator
>>>> *International University of Namibia *Tel: 061-4336000 - E-mail:
>>>> h.kukreja @ium.edu.na - Web:
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>>>> 14005,Bachbrech. 21-31 Hercules Street, Dorado Park, Windhoek,
>>> I'm not sure if it matters as nothing is mentioned in the release
>>> notes. However I will mention there is dependencie changes going from
>>> Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04.
>>> "libgnutls-dev has been replace by libgnutls28-dev on Debian 8 Jessie
>>> and Ubuntu >=14.04"
>> I would suggest setting up a new server, join this to the domain as a
>> new DC, transfer the FSMO roles to this and then demote the old DC.
>> This way, you can change the OS and the Samba version at the same time.
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Take note that I believe Ubuntu 16.04 uses systemd and not upstart any
longer. Will need to modify your startup script for samba.
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