[Samba] wiki entry regarding updating self compiled samba addc (4.11.x -> 4.15.0 in my case)

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Sep 28 18:46:07 UTC 2021

On Tue, 2021-09-28 at 20:04 +0200, Jürgen Echter wrote:
> > 
> > 
> yeah i did that and thats also mentionend on the wiki, thats why i'm
> asking as it wasn't that clear to me.

I will try to make it clearer.

> > 
> > 
> > Depends, if you just ran './configure', then delete
> > /usr/local/samba
> > (after backing it up), if you used a different PREFIX, then delete
> > PREFIX/samba
> ok, this would force me to join a new machine as a restore is not
> possible on an already productive DC regarding to the wiki.

Well, yes, it probably would.

> then i'll do that next time, i thought i could do an inplace upgrade
> without touching/moving my roaming profiles i got on there.

It isn't recommended to use a DC for anything other than
authentication, you really should have the roaming profiles on a Unix
domain member


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