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HOWTO: Update Samba to the latest build using yum. maintain the latest Samba releases in a yum repository, allowing for an easy and painless install or upgrade of Samba on your yum based Linux distribution.

To install the latest available Samba execute the following commands at the shell:

# cd /etc/yum.repos.d
# wget
# yum install samba

To upgrade an existing Samba install:

# cd /etc/yum.repos.d
# wget
## Note: edit sernet-samba.repo and add the line "gpgcheck=false" otherwise 
## it will not install as it is not signed
# yum update samba

Note: These steps will install the very latest build available at
If you require a less bleeding edge version of Samba, use the "tested" repo. This can be found at the following URL:


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