[Samba] Best Upgrade Plan (Samba3 NT Style to Samba4 AD)
Marco Shmerykowsky PE
marco at sce-engineers.com
Wed Jan 23 17:31:23 UTC 2019
On 1/23/2019 12:17 PM, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
> On Wed, 23 Jan 2019 12:00:59 -0500
> Marco Shmerykowsky PE via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
>> I need to upgrade two file servers to samba 4.
>> Server 1 -> Centos 6.1 (NT Style Domain Controller)
>> Server 2 -> Centos 6.8 (member server)
>> I have added a new server (ie Server 3) than is
>> running Debian and Samba4 configured for AD.
>> Computers and Users can authenticate to the new
>> server and new domain. Group Policy, share and
>> drive maps work. The new setup in a "test scenario"
>> seems to be working properly.
>> What is the best way to move the file servers
>> over to the new version of samba?
>> I'm thinking the following:
>> 1) Remove samba3
>> 2) Install samba4
>> 3) Modify smb.conf for the required file shares
>> 4) Join each server to the AD Domain.
>> 5) Assign share/file permissions via windows.
>> 6) Map new drives via Windows group policy.
>> Seems simple. Usually isn't. Thanks.
> 1) Copy all data to Server2
> 2) Install Debian on Server1
> 3) Use latest Samba from here: http://apt.van-belle.nl/
> 4) Set up and join Computer to domain
> 5) Once you are sure all accounts have the correct ID's, copy all data
> to this Unix domain member aka fileserver
> 6) Install Debian on Server2
> 7) use latest Samba from here: http://apt.van-belle.nl/
> 8) Set up and join to domain as a second DC
What's the reason for changing distributions?
We're talking about gigabytes of data (ie 113 Gb)
That's a task I'd rather not tackle if not required.
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