[Samba] Upgrading from standard to Louis' repo
Robert E. Wooden
bob at donelsontrophy.com
Mon Jun 22 16:54:00 UTC 2020
On 6/19/2020 4:10 PM, Robert E. Wooden via samba wrote:
> This is a FYI email.
> I had built a Debian 10.4 (Buster) DC with standard Samba package
> 4.9.5 (current version offered from Debian repos.)
> Backed up what I had so far (functional DC.)
> I had setup Samba v4.9.5 following Louis' instruction.
> Added Louis' repo and ran 'apt update'.
> Louis' repo was on the list.
> Ran 'apt dist-upgrade' and rebooted.
> Ran bind9 tests, kerberos tests, systemctl status samba-ad-dc (shows
> active), nslookup tests and finally:
> root at dc01:~# samba -V
> Version 4.12.3-Debian
> So, it seems that . . . so far . . . the upgrade went great.
> Now the test of time . . . .
Adding to my experience.
I experienced sluggish response times from the work stations. Slow file
openings and slow access to various RSAT modules.
To resolve (this could be a challenge for a larger AD organization) I
shutdown all the machines on the AD network in reverse order of importance.
Restarting the DC first, member server next and then each workstation.
Normal, quick connection response speeds resumed.
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