IPv6 and Samba 3.2

simo idra at samba.org
Tue Jan 8 15:46:49 GMT 2008

On Tue, 2008-01-08 at 15:32 +0000, David Holder wrote:
> Jeremy,
> Happy New Year.
> Eventually I have found some time to return to looking at Samba 3.2 and 
> IPv6.
> I have a few questions:
>     * What is the current status of IPv6 in the Samba 3.2 code?
>     * Is there anything that can be tested over IPv6 yet or are you
>       still doing the ground work for this?
>     * I'm assuming that I am best looking at the test branch?

Hi David,
most of the work on IPv6 in the 3.2 is done, testing would actually be
very welcome.

Use the git branch v3-2-test.

> My plan is to:
>     * Look at the code ;-) - doing this now
>     * Attempt to use Samba 3.2 over IPv6 server/client (if this is possible)
>     * Carry out tests in our lab against Windows Vista and Windows
>       Server 2008

This would be very nice, thanks.

> I'm also revisiting Samba4 and IPv6 this week.

We have not done much work in samba4 wrt IPv6 lately, but a new
assessment would help :)


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at samba.org>
Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat Inc. <ssorce at redhat.com>

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