Re: Upgrading to Samba 3.0
From: Jeffrey Silverman (jeffrey_at_jhu.edu)
Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2003 16:27:57 -0400
On Tue, 14 Oct 2003 20:15:01 +0000, Steven Stern wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Oct 2003 20:57:42 +0100 (more or less), mamakin1976
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>Steven Stern wrote:
>>> What's the best way to go from Samba v 2.x to Samba v 3? Should I just
>>> install the Samba 3 rpm with the -U option or should I uninstall Samba
>>> 2 before installing Samba 3?
>>rpm -Fvh samba-blahblah.rpm. New config files *should* be saved with the
>>extension .rpmnew. Don't know if there are any syntax changes to smb.conf
> Thanks for the reply.
> I wound up geting a list of all the samba packages and removing them, then
> installing the rpm from samba.org. It's working fine, but I had to comment
> out the home directories section of smb.conf since I don't want windows
> access mapped there. (I have a "winshare" directory in each home directory
> Now, I'm trying to get SWAT to work. For a reason I do not understand,
> Mozilla maps http://localhost:910 to http://www.netbreakthroughs.com/,
> whether on my box or on my Windows box. IE, however, finds the right
> page! I suspect a Mozilla bug.
I'm thinking about doing this (upgrade to samba 3.0), as well.
Have you had any problems post-install? Are there any "gotchas" to look
out for? Is the upgrade seamless to the end user?
Also, all you Samba fans, take a look at this article:
(I know, that last bit probably belongs in c.o.l.a. but that group is too
full of trolls to be useful.)
-- Jeffrey D. Silverman | jeffrey AT jhu DOT edu Johns Hopkins University | Baltimore, MD Website | http://www.wse.jhu.edu/newtnotes/