[ANNOUNCE] Samba 4.0 beta3

Matthieu Patou mat at matws.net
Tue Jul 3 01:12:51 MDT 2012

Hi Mike,
>> Samba 4.0 also ships with the 'NTVFS' file server.  This file server
>> is what was used in all previous alpha releases of Samba 4.0, and is
>> tuned to match the requirements of an AD domain controller.  We
>> continue to support this, not only to provide continuity to
>> installations that have deployed it as part of an AD DC, but also as a
>> running example of the NT-FSA architecture we expect to move smbd to in
>> the longer term.
> So if one is not intending to act as a files erver, purely an 
> authenticating dc (please excuse terminology), would you advise 
> running samba4 with the NTVFS file server?
Well if you don't use the Fileserver thing of the AD then why bother 
about which fileserver is used ?


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