6338371 story Windows Server Trusts Samba4 Active Directory 182 182 Posted by timothy on Saturday October 10, 2009 @02:42PM from the honey-it's-not-that-you-don't-trust-me dept. Darren Ginter writes "A group of Samba v4 developers recently spent a week in Redmond to work with Microsoft on Active Directory interoperability(?!). The result? Windows Server will now join, trust and replicate a Samba-based Active Directory using Microsoft-native protocols. Although Samba v4 is still in the alpha stages, this is a huge step for open source. Or it could be a trap."