Updating Samba on new server.

Carmel carmel_ny at outlook.com
Tue Feb 23 11:31:00 UTC 2016

On Tue, 23 Feb 2016 11:02:30 +0000, krad stated:

>There are quite a few changes from samba 3 to samba 4. We had quite a
>headache when someone upgraded a freenas box at work which resulting
>in a major samba jump. I wasnt directly involved but I think it there
>were lots of stuff with extended ACLs that needed fixing. Don't take
>the upgrade lightly and read all the upgrade notes before attempting.
>Definitely ask in the samba forums for advice.

Thanks, and I am most certainly NOT taking anything lightly.

While Googling, I came across SWAT2 that is supposed to be a replacement
for SWAT in the 4.x versions of Samba. I am; however, not able to
locate it in the Ports System. Has it been ported to FreeBSD?


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