Winbind roadmap?

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri Aug 31 02:01:39 GMT 2001

On Thu, Aug 30, 2001 at 06:18:50PM -0700, Ephi Dror wrote:

> Is there any date set for releasing new SAMBA with winbind daemon in it?

winbind is to be released together with Samba 2.2.2

> If not, any idea if there is a tag in CVS for a good build that does use
> winbind? or shall I just use the HEAD?

Branch SAMBA_2_2 should be fine if you want to try it.
> Last question:
> Does winbind introduce new functionality of SAMBA or it is just a matter of
> making SAMBA uses 3 daemons instead of two and more a matter of a better
> design of the SAMBA server in which the domain related connectivity is done
> by a special daemon.

Winbind as a domain member makes it unneccessary to maintain a local user
database. You can log into the member server directly as a Windows domain user.

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