[Samba] Ubuntu Samba Upgrade Problem

Rowland penny rpenny at samba.org
Mon Feb 8 08:49:00 UTC 2021

On 07/02/2021 22:32, Robert Steinmetz wrote:
> It's on my agenda to do after I finish the release upgrades. I will 
> have a few years, Ubuntu LTS distributions don't generally change 
> software versions between releases, they do patch them. It is the 
> reason I have two different versions - only one of my servers was 
> updated.  One reason is to avoid what happened to me happening with a 
> normal update and breaking a working server. When I update the others 
> I can look at implementing an AD domain. Oddly I had one old Windows 
> Server 2003 which didn't have SMBv2 but was an AD Domain Controler.

I have this theory, Microsoft has been nearly begging people to not use 
SMBv1 for quite sometime now and I think once Samba finally removes it, 
they will as well. Not much use having a SMBv1 server if most of your 
clients cannot use it, as I said, this is just my theory.


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