The Samba development team, through Jeremy Allison, proudly announced a few minutes ago (December 11, 2012) that the final and stable release of the highly anticipated Samba 4.0 authentication and print server suite for Microsoft Windows clients is now available for download. After 10 years of hard work, the Samba 4.0 software is the first free ... (read more)
The samba 4.0 has finally been released.I was reading its features at https://www.samba.org/samba/news/releases/4.0.0.html .One thing which is confusing me is (as the release says ).
"Samba 4.0 provides everything needed to serve as an Active Directory Compatible Domain Controller for all versions of Microsoft Windows clients currently supported by Microsoft, including the recently rele
Samba is an open source implementation of the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. It allows the networking of Microsoft Windows®, Linux, UNIX, and other operating systems together, enabling access to Windows-based file and printer shares. Samba’s use of SMB allows it to appear as a Windows server to Windows clients.
I am using windows Server 2008 in a mediam size organization. I have 200 clients at the moment. I have learn that Samba4 has a remarkable changes for windows clienmts. I want to use Samba 4 to authenticate my windows xp and windows 7 clients machines. In my home based pc I am using vmware to test samba 4.