[Samba] Raise Domain functional level to 2012_R2

Dirk Streubel dirk.streubel at posteo.de
Thu Jun 13 17:13:09 UTC 2019

Hello Andrew,

first let me say it was a pleasure to meet you in Göttingen at the SambaXP.

The discussion about the "DNS" in the evening was very interesting.

So, i have asked this question a few weeks before, maybe a entry in the
samba wiki would help ;)

Regards from Germany


Am 13.06.19 um 18:55 schrieb Andrew Bartlett via samba:
> On Thu, 2019-06-13 at 20:48 +0530, Anantha Raghava via samba wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am trying to raise the Domain functional level to 2012_R2 from 2008
>> R2 
>> using samba-too domain raise --domain-level=DOMAIN_LEVEL command. But
>> I 
>> am receiving the error "ERROR: Domain function level can't be higher 
>> than the lowest function level of a DC!". How do we actually raise
>> the 
>> lowest functional level to change the functional & forest level?
>> Samba Version is 4.10.4
> Samba does not support functional level 2012R2 as a DC.  We know what
> is needed, but are currently seeking the resources to take on the task.
> The first element is to complete the upgrade of Heimdal so we can
> support FAST, which will in turn allow development of Claims, one of
> the major features in this functional level.
> I hope this helps,
> Andrew Bartlett

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