[Samba] Raising Domain Level

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Thu Apr 12 03:25:30 UTC 2018

On Thu, 2018-04-12 at 11:45 +1000, David Minard via samba wrote:
> G'day All,
> 	We are trying to raise the level of our test samba4 DCs. Our windows 
> dude wants the Domain level to be 2012_R2.
> 	I am referencing:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Raising_the_Functional_Levels#Supported_Functional_Levels
> 	We managed to get both domain and forest levels to 2008 R2 - forest was 
> 2003.
> 	However, when we try to raise further, we are getting what seems to be 
> a chicken and egg issue.
> # samba-tool domain level raise --domain-level=2012_R2
> ERROR: Domain function level can't be higher than the lowest function 
> level of a DC!
> # samba-tool domain level raise --forest-level=2012_R2
> ERROR: Forest function level can't be higher than the domain function 
> level(s). Please raise it/them first!
> 	Am I missing something?

We don't support FL 2012 (or 2012R2 yet).   We have code to prepare the
domain for it, but we don't have the Kerberos features that it implies.

I hope this clarifies things,

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett
Authentication Developer, Samba Team         https://samba.org
Samba Development and Support, Catalyst IT   

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