[Samba] Q: Upgrading samba from 4.9 to 4.13
robert at marcanoonline.com
Thu Oct 22 13:40:24 UTC 2020
On 10/22/20 9:38 AM, Robert Marcano wrote:
> On 10/22/20 9:30 AM, Marco Shmerykowsky via samba wrote:
>> I've been looking at the Sambawiki for notes on upgrading
>> The way I read it it is suggested to uninstall samba
>> completely and then essentially re-installing. That seems
>> like a Murphy's Law disaster (with my luck) waiting to
>> Is "upgrading "in-place" a realistic option?
> I have been upgrading multiple domains since 4.8 without problems, the
> difference here is that I have done it incrementally and not in a single
> step. I upgrade to the latest 4.x release when 4.x+1.0 is released.
> I think the developers are very careful to not break in place upgrades,
> but I don't think there is some kind of testing infrastructure to test
> single step upgrades from all older releases, I maybe wrong. You can try
> with a dump of your domain on a testing environment and report if you
> have problems.
I forgot to add that if you go this way I recommend you read all release
notes from all intermediary releases so you don't miss something you
need to do.
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