Interested in contributing to Samba through the GSoC
marta.ir.sequeira at gmail.com
Fri Mar 14 12:52:23 MDT 2014
Thank you for your reply!
That larger task on AD DC that you suggested seems interesting, can you
please elaborate on what the task consists of and what are its goals?
On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 3:21 AM, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 2014-03-14 at 01:46 +0000, Marta Sequeira wrote:
> > Hi!
> > I'm a student from Portugal taking my master's degree and I have
> > managing Samba servers and also working with Windows Active Directory,
> > although I've never worked with the Active Directory capabilities
> > introduced in Samba 4. But since I'm familiar with both worlds, and after
> > reading your GSoC ideas, I got very interested in participating with one
> > the following ideas:
> > - Make samba 4 DC Group Policies (GPO) aware
> > - Add (lib)smbclient server-side copy support
> > So I would like to know where do I go from here and what other
> > knowledge should I have to work on any of these projects besides the
> > requirements stated in your GSoC ideas page.
> > I know both C and Python, and I've worked with git multiple times.
> > Any help for the initial push will be greatly appreciated!
> The GPO project was taken on last year, and a patch was prepared, but
> there really is a fair bit more that can be done in this area. Garming
> Sam has been working to clean up the resulting patch to Samba's coding
> standards, for example.
> (lib)smbclient server-side copy would be pretty neat, but shouldn't be
> too hard a project, and I think you would probably want to do more than
> just that.
> I think you could aim even higher, if you wanted. With a solid
> background in C and Python and being as a Masters level, I could perhaps
> find a larger part of the AD DC task for you to take on.
> Andrew Bartlett
> Andrew Bartlett
> Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
> Samba Developer, Catalyst IT
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