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Samba 3.6 Released With SMB2 Support 88

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from the who-needs-windows dept.
Jeremy Allison - Sam wrote in to let us know the Samba project has made a major new release. The main highlight is support for SMB 2.0 which was released as part of Windows Vista. There are a number of other improvements to printing support, clustering, and identity mapping; details can be found in the release notes.
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Samba 3.6 Released With SMB2 Support

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  • End of an era? (Score:5, Interesting)

    by vlm (69642) on Tuesday August 09, 2011 @04:29PM (#37036830)

    For the first time in 13 or so years, I'm not admining a samba instance at home or work. Recently killed off the last samba share at home due to some VLAN changes. Mounted filesystems all go over the AFS, or the netatalk. I don't do the "vista" and microsoft thing in general, so that doesn't matter. The macs tolerate the AFS and love the netatalk. The PCs actually work flawlessly as AFS clients, much better than in years past. The unix boxes all use the trinity of AFS / kerberos / ldap, and pretty much, always have used that. Samba, wheres that go, in this picture?

    Is there any reason to move back? or light up a new Samba so I could.... ummm

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