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Re: [K12OSN] SMB/LDAP Installer upgrades



david: seems a great idea and seemingly trivial to do..it does get to the
point sometime ehere users have to know something about how it all
works..\> Matt,
> 
> Just a thought....how about a piece to the script that might....ask the
> user if he or she would like to dump an existing LDAP database....if so,
> run slapcat to dump it....then run the installer...upgrading along the
> way....then assuming they selected "yes" earlier....then read the DB back
> in?  Just  a thought....haven't thought it through yet...just shooting
> from the hip....
> 
> 
> "Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn redhat com> on
> Wednesday, July 6, 2005 at 1:44 PM  wrote:
> 
> 
> >> From: "Jim Kronebusch" <jim winonacotter org>
> >> Subject: RE: [K12OSN] SMB/LDAP Installer upgrades
> >> > You should be able to run it fine...unless you've made some 
> >> > weird config changes by hand.  The script backs everything up 
> >> > anyway so you can go and merge any changes if necessary.  I 
> >> > can't test it at the moment, but I believe Matt has it 
> >> > "merging" changes....not overwriting them.  The main concern 
> >> > would be smb.conf....try it and let me know what 
> >> > happens...I'll test myself in a few days and let you know as well.
> >> 
> >> When I ran it this morning on my test box I no longer had any users when
> >> finished.  It went from 1.2 to 1.2.2-gamma.  This would be a bad thing
> >> on a production box.  
> >> 
> >> Also, do you have any tips on using quotas?  I see the bulk-add script
> >> want a sample user to configure from.  What is the recommended set of
> >> commands to set quotas on a default user?
> >> 
> >> Thanks
> >
> >Thanks for the vote of confidence, Dave, but the Samba/LDAP Installer
> >doesn't merge anything.  It overwrites everything!  It makes
> >timestamped backups of all the config files it overwrites, but you
> >definitely shouldn't run it on a production system that already has
> >users (at least not without some careful planning and preparation).
> >
> >If you need to upgrade, I recommend that you
> >1) dump your LDAP DB with slapcat,
> >2) upgrade your packages (Samba, OpenLDAP, etc.),
> >3) run the Samba/LDAP installer again, and
> >4) read your DB back into LDAP.
> >
> >--matt
> >
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> David N. Trask
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> David N. Trask
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> Vassalboro Community School
> dtrask vcsvikings org
> (207)923-3100
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