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Re: [K12OSN] SMB/LDAP Installer upgrades



have you used gq in fc3 or rhel4??..i am using the fc3 version on rhel4 and
cant seem to get anything useful at all out of it,,,ldapbrowser continues
to be tried and true..chuck

> 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
> Technology Teacher/Coordinator
> Vassalboro Community School
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> David N. Trask
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> Vassalboro Community School
> dtrask vcsvikings org
> (207)923-3100
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