Status of TNG

Matthew Geddes mgeddes at
Thu Jul 20 23:01:15 GMT 2000

memphis_ms at wrote:
> Hello,
> I have been following this mailing list for a while now, and I have done
> some web research about TNG. I want to set up a FreeBSD/Samba server sometime
> in August.
> I don't seem to be able to find the latest info on TNG, as of how well it
> performs as a PDC for NT4 and NT5, if it performs decently as some sort of
> file server as well (although I think I saw it mentioned more often that it
> cannot, not knowing if this is old info or not).

I don't know of any benchmarks (perhaps you would like to volunteer).

>From personal experience, I can control an NT 4 style domain, have
Windows 95 / 98 clients log in as well and have Windows 2000/NT 5 a
member of the same domain.

File serving works, but I haven't tried printing.

> In other words, can someone direct me to the ultimate source of TNG
> wisdom? A FAQ? Something?

Try Lars' FAQ

Hope this helps,

Matthew Geddes
Network Manager
Xavier College
Gawler, SA

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