[Samba] DCs & subnets

Perttu Aaltonen perttu.aaltonen at mac.com
Fri Mar 10 15:09:56 UTC 2023

> On 10. Mar 2023, at 16.53, Rowland Penny via samba <samba at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> You do not have to use the same subnet, just as long as the new DC can connect to the old DC. Also, if you are just adding another DC, the word is 'join' not 'provision', if you 'provision' a DC, you will get an entirely different domain, even if you use the same domain name.
> You may have problems going directly from 4.1.x to the latest available Debian Samba version (4.17.5 from backports), you may have to upgrade to 4.5.x first
> Rowland

Thanks Rowland. I remember reading something about there being replication improvements in 4.16 with older versions. But only one way to find out how it goes. Luckily the current DC is a VM so I can back it up easily.


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