To release Samba 4.0 'as is'

Jeremy Allison jra at
Wed Nov 30 14:37:42 MST 2011

On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 12:55:05PM +0100, Kai Blin wrote:
> Can we reasonably release Samba AD Server 4.0 soon, that is just an AD
> DC server, and knows a little bit of file serving so it can server
> SYSVOL and NETLOGON? We clearly state by name and documentation that
> it's designed to be and AD DC, and if you're trying to do anything
> else it might as well eat all the food in your fridge and put all the
> wrong DVDs in your DVD cases.

Nope, this isn't going to work, sorry. Volker is right on this.

We need to ship with only one fileserver enabled by default
for both DC and member server cases.

Having the other one there to be enabled by the user is fine,
but by default both AD-DC and fileserving should use the same
code. Trying to do it this way will lead to massive confusion
amongst users.


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