[Samba] named will not start after upgrade of CentOS

Marco Coli marco.coli.gm at gmail.com
Tue May 15 15:17:14 UTC 2018

Il 15/05/2018 16:51, Reindl Harald via samba ha scritto:
> Am 15.05.2018 um 16:47 schrieb Marco Coli via samba:
>> Ok, thank for your comments, but the problem is not related to this aspects.
>> If I remove (prior to the upgrade) all 'aliens' zones, after the upgrade
>> the problem is the same (I tested before, I tried to 'strip out' named.conf)
>> I will try to remove 'forward first' as well, and I will let you know.
>> The problem seems related to some package updated. If I upgrade
>> sernet-samba alone to sernet-samba-ad-4.8.1-9.el7.x86_64 (and restart
>> the service, of course), all is ok, but when I update all others
>> packages, hell on earth (earth=samba)...
>> Any clue about wich rpm can be involved? Kernel is out of the picture,
>> because the problem is present immediately after upgrade, before reboot
>> in new kernel (but reboot does not help)...
>> My configuration started with 7.1 and survived happily until now...
> CentOS 7.5 updates samba to samba-4.7.1-6.el7.x86_64 which is even newer
> than on Fedora 26 (4.6.x) - i guess this is a mix of some config files
> edited (and now .rppnew instead overwritten) and some unchanged which
> are replaced hence by the upgrade

samba provided with CentOS is without AD functionality. If you need AD,
you need to compile samba by yourself or use third party repos (as I
did, sernet-samba).

I used successfully this environment on more than 10 server with
centos/RHEL 6.x and 7.x, until last 7.5 update.

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