[Samba] Ubuntu Bionic Samba 4.9.13 and 4.10.8 packages online now (amd64/i386)

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Sep 10 07:23:10 UTC 2019

On 10/09/2019 08:08, L.P.H. van Belle via samba wrote:
> Hai,
> Well, not exactly, if you coming from source builds.
> In that case is suggest.
> Pick a repo line matching your self compiled samba.
> If thats a 4.9, choose the 4.9 repo line to add to /etc/apt/sources.list.d/van-belle.list file.
> Stop the self compiled samba version.
> Disable starting the selfcompiled samba.
> Reboot you server to make sure nothing has openfiles, or check this manualy.
> Copy the data from compiled to the matching /var/{cache,lib}/samba folders
> Copy the smb.conf to /etc/samba/smb.conf
> Fix any paths in configs so it matches the packaged version.
> Removed, or better, move any leftover, out of the way to a other folder.
> Now you should be able to start samba with the old data.
> And please do verify above steps, i might have missed one.
> Greetz,
> Louis

The other (hopefully) easier way, would be to create a new computer, 
install Louis's Samba packages on that and join it to the domain, then 
demote the old DCs.


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