[Samba] 4.7.x -> 4.9.x upgrade

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Feb 14 20:22:42 UTC 2019

On Thu, 14 Feb 2019 21:07:57 +0100
Reindl Harald via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Am 14.02.19 um 20:56 schrieb Gregory Sloop via samba:
> > And yes, I get that doesn't really solve the distro upgrade
> > problem, but if it was a given that you could spin up a new DC and
> > sync, then transfer FSMO roles - well that would go a long way to
> > assuring a reasonable way around the problem. (At least until a
> > good understanding of the problem was wide-spread and a solution
> > found.)
> if you can't do a dist-upgrade and just reboot it's a bug

We know it is a bug:


> all of my mysql instances dating back to 2002 originally on windows,
> where running for years on MacOS and are running on Linux with MariaDB
> 10.2.22 and frankly i excpect the same from soemthing trivial like a
> fileserver / domain controller

I wouldn't call a Samba AD DC trivial, but I take your point.


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