To release Samba 4.0 'as is'

Andreas Schneider asn at
Fri Nov 25 01:21:44 MST 2011

On Friday 25 November 2011 10:34:18 you wrote:
> Hi Andreas,
> > this stuff got a lot of love recently. With the endpoint mapper deamon
> > and the LSA service daemon we improved the named pipe proxy handling
> > and fixed remaining bugs. We also test this stuff in autobuild.
> > spoolssd and lsasd are enabled in 'make test' to make sure we don't
> > break anything here.
> > 
> > We still think this is best approch to get smbd as fileserver in S4.
> It may work for a member server, but it has some real problems for S4 as
> an AD DC, as I think I have mentioned to you before.
> Problems are:
>  1) if you enable the epmd via smbd then all AD services stop working as
>  none of the S4 RPC services are plumbed into it. This is a pretty major
>  exception to "we don't break anything"


I just said that the named pipe proxy stuff in S3 is working very well, it is 
tested and you can at any time plug smbd as a fileserver into S4.


	-- andreas

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Samba Team                             asn at

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