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Re: [Samba] Samba upgrade from 4.6 to 4.7




On Wed, 4 Oct 2017 09:08:30 -0400
lingpanda101 via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 10/4/2017 3:59 AM, Harsh Kukreja via samba wrote:
> > Hello
> >
> > I have a Samba 4.6.7 server installed with the sernet package on
> > Ubuntu 12.04 precise which I like to upgrade to 4.7 and also I want
> > to do a release upgrade for Ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04.
> >
> > Before I continue I like know if I should first do a release
> > upgrade for Ubuntu or do I have to upgrade Samba to 4.7 first and
> > then run the release upgrade.
> >
> > Thanks n Regards
> >
> > *Harsh Kukreja *Systems Administrator
> > *International University of Namibia *Tel: 061-4336000 - E-mail:
> > h.kukreja @ium.edu.na - Web:
> > *http://www.ium.edu.na <http://www.ium.edu.na/>*Private Bag
> > 14005,Bachbrech. 21-31 Hercules Street, Dorado Park, Windhoek,
> > NAMIBIA
> 
> I'm not sure if it matters as nothing is mentioned in the release
> notes. However I will mention there is dependencie changes going from
> Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04.
> 
> "libgnutls-dev has been replace by libgnutls28-dev on Debian 8 Jessie 
> and Ubuntu >=14.04"
> 
> 

I would suggest setting up a new server, join this to the domain as a
new DC, transfer the FSMO roles to this and then demote the old DC.
This way, you can change the OS and the Samba version at the same time.

Rowland

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