[Samba] Domain Level and Forest Level raise
abartlet at samba.org
Tue Aug 15 04:02:49 UTC 2023
No, this is unsupported in 4.18, and only a preview is in Samba 4.19
(to support real-world and automated testing of the partial features),
the rest of the work will be in a future release.
On Tue, 2023-08-15 at 08:44 +0530, Anantha Raghava H A wrote:
> Setting up a test environment for 4.19 rc2.
> However, can't we raise the lowest
> functional level higher than 2008 R2 in 4.18.x?
> & Regards,
> Raghava H A
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> On 15/08/23 7:59 am, Andrew Bartlett
> > On Tue, 2023-08-15 at 07:34 +0530, Anantha Raghava H A via
> > samba wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > We have a test environment with Samba Version 4.18.5 which is set
> > > to Forest, Domain and lowest function Level of 2008 R2. I am
> > > trying to raise the forest and domain levels.
> > > However, when I try to raise the domain level, I get an error
> > > -"ERROR: Domain function level can't be higher than the lowest
> > > function levelof a DC!" and when I try to raise the forest level
> > > I get an error -"Forest function level can't be higher than the
> > > domain function level(s).Please raise it/them first!".
> > > From this what I understand is we have to first raise the lowest
> > > functional level to 2012 R2 before raising domain level and
> > > finally raise the forest level.
> > > But how do we raise the lowest function level using samba-tool
> > > orActive Directory Domains and Trusts tool? I am not able to find
> > > anyreference or documentation. Or do we have to set it while
> > > provisioning the DC?
> > >
> > Samba 4.19 will help you a lot with this. See the details,
> > limitationsand documentation in the WHATSNEW.txt
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