[Samba] Samba upgrade from 4.6 to 4.7
jeff at seamanpaper.com
Wed Apr 25 18:40:48 UTC 2018
We also have a Sernet license, and I can confirm that no documentation is
On Thu, Oct 5, 2017 at 5:27 AM, Harsh Kukreja via samba <
samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> Thanks for the clarification. I will join the new Ubuntu 16.04 as an
> Additional DC to the existing PDC.
> We have a license from Sernet but they never provided any instructions on
> how to install their package. I will appreciate if you can assist with the
> On Wed, Oct 4, 2017 at 4:39 PM, Rowland Penny via samba <
> samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> > On Wed, 4 Oct 2017 16:17:17 +0200
> > Harsh Kukreja <h.kukreja at ium.edu.na> 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.
> > >
> > > Rowland
> > >
> > > 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 roles.
> > I took it as granted when you said 'Samba server', you meant an AD DC,
> > now I am beginning to wonder. If it is an AD domain, you would need to
> > join the new computer as a DC, you cannot transfer the FSMO roles to a
> > Unix domain member, it doesn't hold the sam.ldb files.
> > >
> > > Can you please help with the steps to install Sernet Samba 4.7
> > > package on Ubuntu 16.04.
> > It is very much the same as installing OS packages, they just have
> > different names. Surely Sernet provides install instructions when you
> > purchase your license to use their packages and if you haven't
> > purchased a license, I am not going to tell you how to use the Sernet
> > packages.
> > Rowland
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