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

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Thu Feb 28 12:11:53 UTC 2019

On Thu, 28 Feb 2019 12:06:22 +0100
Dario Lesca via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:

> Il giorno gio, 28/02/2019 alle 11.34 +0100, L.P.H. van Belle via samba
> ha scritto:
> > On you question : 
> > > Also in this case  can occur some problems? 
> > If you hit problems you know where to find us.
> > Just prepair things before you upgrade.
> Thanks. Very useful suggestion.
> Then I can try a 4.7>4.9 upgrade or it's better 4.7>4.8>4.9 ?
> I test this upgrade into a clone addc VM, isolate into another and
> dedicated network, in this case I can check all thinks without problem
> to real network.
> Another note.
> I do that on Fedora 27 server (samba 4.7.x) dedicate only to do an
> ADDC with DHCP and BIND out of the box and fully functional for years
> for this domain.
> I think to do an upgrade of all O.S. to Fedora 28 (then to 29) with
> the standard  system upgrade command.
> In this way I check also a real situation for the specific distro.
> if this is expected, it must work.
> Thanks

If by 'upgrade' you mean also upgrading Samba using the Fedora Samba
packings, then this is not recommended, you will end up using MIT and
this is still experimental.


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