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Implementing Samba 4

By : Marcelo Leal
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Implementing Samba 4

By: Marcelo Leal

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Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Implementing Samba 4
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In this chapter, we learned about the main difference between the Samba Server Version 3 and 4, how to plan and execute an upgrade procedure of the Samba Server, and a step-by-step process to test and validate the upgrade as well. Using the command-line examples and scripts, we showed you how to gather important information from the Samba 3 environment and how to use that information to compare it with the upgraded system and be sure that the transition from Samba 3 to 4 was successful.

A very detailed Samba 3 example scenario was presented with three Samba 3 Servers playing different roles on the network. So, we showed you how to execute a staged upgrade, discussing the benefits of having different servers for different sets of services and providing flexibility to manage the maintenance window, which is very useful for real use cases.

In the next chapter, we will learn about the file and print service capabilities of the Samba 4 Server, and we will discuss some differences between...