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Re: [Samba] Eventually transitioning to Windows Server 2016




Am 18.12.2017 um 09:55 schrieb Andrew Bartlett via samba:
> On Mon, 2017-12-18 at 08:41 +0100, Andreas Heinlein via samba wrote:
>> Are we just talking about domain function levels (Windows Server 2016
>> should run as a DC on the 2008R2 level just fine), or is it really not
>> possible to join a Server 2016 to a domain with a samba DC?
> This will get better with the patches Garming is working on for Samba
> 4.8, but currently windows baulks at joining Samba because it uses
> interfaces (DCOM) we don't support. 
>
> However, once we upgrade to FL2012 it will avoid that check and join. 
> I'm told a current/future Windows 2016 version will join Samba as-is,
> but I've not tried it (they fixed their bug, they shouldn't have used
> DCOM for that). 
>
> I hope this clarifies things,
>
> Andrew Bartlett
Hello,

thanks to you and Rowland for clarifying.

Since my servers are all virtual machines and I have a "template" Server
2008 at hand, this shouldn't be much work. I will give it a try and join
the Server 2016 directly to the samba DC and see what happens. I'll
report back here.

Bye,
Andreas
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