[Samba] Upgrading from Samba 4.8.2 to 4.15.5
matt at tegers.com
Tue Jan 31 05:55:07 UTC 2023
In group policies use DNS aliases, then you'll need to change only DNS
entries for these aliases to point to a new host(s).
On Tue, Jan 31, 2023 at 12:52 AM Mark Foley via samba <samba at lists.samba.org>
> On 1/30/2023 8:29 AM, Michael Tokarev via samba wrote:
> > 30.01.2023 06:14, Mark Foley via samba пишет:
> > [,,]
> >> 2. Let's say I get the new DC up and joined (I'll name it DC1), and I
> >> transfer FSMO roles and demote the old DC (named MAIL). Does
> >> transferring FSMO roles automatically fix-up Group Policies? For
> >> example, the "Folder Redirection" group policy specifies "Root Path:
> >> \\mail.hprs.local\Users". Would that get changed to
> >> "dc1.hprs.local\Users" or would I have to manually change any GPOs,
> >> etc. to reflect the new master DC's CN host?
> > Do not store regular files on a DC. The file server functions of
> > samba DC are
> > different and works differently from a regular samba fileserver (be it
> > a member
> > of a domain or not).
> > You have to have *another* server to store user files, and point your
> > Root Path to that.
> I don't think Redirected Folders are the same as Samba shares. They are
> somehow managed via Windows Group Policies via GPO > Edit > User
> Configuration > Policies > Windows Settings > Folder Redirection. There
> is some information on this in
> which I reference in my own how-to documentation. These have been
> working OK for all domain users/workstations for the past 8 years. When
> we've had to install new Windows workstations for users the redirected
> desktop pops right up after joining the domain. Also, if the user logs
> in on some other computer in the office, their desktop follows them.
> Seems to work.
> BTW - I do have another Linux server for the Network Attached Storage,
> and it is a domain member which lets domain users map its shares without
> entering credentials.
> > Thanks --Mark
> > /mjt
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