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Re: suggestion regarding updating server and clients

On Tuesday, 3 January 2012 13:13:55 Götz Reinicke wrote:
> Hi,
> we do run an Red Hat EL 6.x server with the openldap package from Red
> Hat currently version 2.4.19-15.el6_0.2. The ldap is used by our mail
> and fileserver for authentication.
> The last time I updated I had a big problem with the deamon crashing
> after some time.
> That problem should be solved now in the recent version 2.4.23-20.el6.
> My question:
> Could I 'mix' the installed version for now, meaning leave the ldap
> clients at the current installed version .19 and only update the server
> first to version .23


> or should / do I have to update all systems to the
> same version?

Well, you really should apply updates to your client systems at some stage, 
but it need not be done simultaneously or as a prerequisite.