Re: [Samba] Samba 4.8.2
- Date: Mon, 21 May 2018 08:31:53 +0100
- From: Rowland Penny via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Samba] Samba 4.8.2
On Mon, 21 May 2018 09:21:42 +1200
Andrew Bartlett via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, 2018-05-18 at 14:44 +0200, Micha Ballmann via samba wrote:
> > Is it possible to Mix Samba 4.8.2 with Samba 4.7.7?
> > I have three domain controller (up to 10000 users) running on Samba
> > 4.7.7.
> > I want to kill all samba processes of Dc1 and do all necessary
> > steps for an upgrade to version 4.8.2. Dc2 and Dc2 still running
> > and providing.
> > After a reboot of the upgraded server, (Dc1) is the replication
> > still working? Gpos are working?
> > I cant shutdown all domain controller for the same time, and
> > upgrade them "offline" step by step!
> If possible, do the upgrade by joining each DC to the domain, rather
> than upgrading them offline. If you keep upgrading in-place you miss
> out on some features we only enable on fresh databases, like encrypted
> secrets (4.8) and sorted links (4.7).
Well you learn something new everyday ;-)
Is this documented anywhere ?
I also think this is a bad idea, anything new should just work without
having to go through the 'demote' and 'join' loop, as this appears to
have its own problems.
> As has become amply clear of late, in-place upgrades, while tested as
> part of our 'make test' are clearly are not as tested as they should
That could be an understatement ;-)
> In any case, replication between 4.7 and 4.8 shouldn't be a problem.
Unfortunately it seems it is.
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