TNG suitablity for production systems ?
s.striker at striker.nl
Tue Sep 26 18:38:52 GMT 2000
I believe Jerry brought it in to sync in HEAD.
>From: samba-ntdom-admin at us4.samba.org
>[mailto:samba-ntdom-admin at us4.samba.org]On Behalf Of Kevin Colby
>Sent: Tuesday, September 26, 2000 8:12 PM
>To: samba-ntdom at samba.org
>Subject: Re: TNG suitablity for production systems ?
>We are not using a TNG server in production, but we do use
>rpcclient as an integral part of our squid authentication
>mechanism. Only TNG's rpcclient could offer what we needed.
>For now, I'm sure you will have to continue using TNG as is.
>Hopefully, soon you and I can begin using Samba's main tree
>for these things, but, as other threads have noted, it is not
>currently known when or if the main tree will be able to
>provide such functionality. As far as I can tell from the
>recent debate on the matter, it may be next month, next year,
>next decade, or it may never happen at all. All that is known
>is that it is currently "in development".
>I really wish there was an answer to that question.
>(even if it were revised n times)
> - Kevin Colby
> kevinc at grainsystems.com
>J.L.Gilmour at exeter.ac.uk wrote:
>> Following the recent bickering about TNG, can I ask this of the
>> assembled masses...
>> How many of us are using TNG in live systems?
>> We're running a combination of Samba 2.x and 3.x to run a
>> network of 50 or so NT boxes, 300 or so users. Office politics
>> lead to the demise
>> of a 'real' NT server, and Samba 3 / TNG was *tested* and found to
>> be reliable for authentication and file sharing. It had a few bugs
>> which stopped printing from working, hence the Samba 2.x servers
>> for print sharing.
>> It seems stable, but with recent claims I'm now wondering whether
>> we're going to run in to BIG problems sometime soon, if the PDC
>> goes, we have problems...
>> Jayne Gilmour, BSc. MSc. Unix & Network Administrator
>> Department of Computer Science, University of Exeter
>> "Why is line printer paper strongest at the perforations?"
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