[Samba] [Announce] Samba 4.10.0rc1 Available for Download
gd at samba.org
Tue Jan 22 14:25:33 UTC 2019
On 21/01/2019 13:10, Noel Power via samba-technical wrote:
> On 21/01/2019 10:10, Anoop C S via samba-technical wrote:
>> On Mon, 2019-01-21 at 09:44 +0100, Karolin Seeger via samba wrote:
>>> Release Announcements
>>> This is the first release candidate of Samba 4.10. This is *not*
>>> intended for production environments and is designed for testing
>>> purposes only. Please report any defects via the Samba bug reporting
>>> system at https://bugzilla.samba.org/.
>>> Samba 4.10 will be the next version of the Samba suite.
>>> NEW FEATURES/CHANGES
>>> GPO Improvements
>>> A new 'samba-tool gpo export' command has been added that can export
>>> set of Group Policy Objects from a domain in a generalised XML
>>> A corresponding 'samba-tool gpo restore' command has been added to
>>> rebuild the Group Policy Objects from the XML after generalization.
>>> (The administrator needs to correct the values of XML entities
>>> the backup and restore to account for the change in domain).
>>> kdc prefork
>>> The KDC now supports the pre-fork process model and worker processes
>>> will be
>>> forked for the KDC when the pre-fork process model is selected for
>>> prefork 'prefork children'
>>> The default value for this smdb.conf parameter has been increased
>>> from 1 to
>>> netlogon prefork
>>> DCERPC now supports pre-forked NETLOGON processes. The netlogon
>>> processes are
>>> pre-forked when the prefork process model is selected for samba.
>>> Offline domain backups
>>> The 'samba-tool domain backup' command has been extended with a new
>>> option. This safely creates a backup of the local DC's database
>>> directly from
>>> disk. The main benefits of an offline backup are it's quicker, it
>>> stores more
>>> database details (for forensic purposes), and the samba process does
>>> not have
>>> to be running when the backup is made. Refer to the samba-tool help
>>> for more
>>> details on using this command.
>>> Group membership statistics
>>> A new 'samba-tool group stats' command has been added. This provides
>>> information about how the users are spread across groups in your
>>> The 'samba-tool group list --verbose' command has also been updated
>>> to include
>>> the number of users in each group.
>>> prefork process restart
>>> The pre-fork process model now restarts failed processes. The delay
>>> restart attempts is controlled by the "prefork backoff increment"
>>> (default = 10)
>>> and "prefork maximum backoff" (default = 120) smbd.conf
>>> parameters. A linear
>>> back off strategy is used with "prefork backoff increment" added to
>>> delay between restart attempts up until it reaches "prefork maximum
>>> Using the default sequence the restart delays (in seconds) are:
>>> 0, 10, 20, ..., 120, 120, ...
>>> standard process model
>>> When using the standard process model samba forks a new process to
>>> handle ldap
>>> and netlogon connections. Samba now honours the 'max smbd processes'
>>> parameter. The default value of 0, indicates there is no limit. The
>>> is applied individually to netlogon and ldap. When the process limit
>>> exceeded Samba drops new connections immediately.
>>> python3 support
>>> The version of python which is now the default for samba is python3.
>>> 'configure' & 'make' will execute using python3. It is possible to
>>> specify an additional python version with '--extra-python'
>>> e.g. '--extra-python=/usr/bin/python2'. It should be noted that
>>> support for
>>> this option will be deprecated in a future release.
>>> What if I need to build with python2? To build with python2 you
>>> *must* set
>>> the 'PYTHON' environent variable to override the python3 default for
>>> 'configure' and 'make' steps.
>>> 'PYTHON=python2 ./configure.developer'
>>> 'PYTHON=python2 make'
>>> Note: Support for python2 (with the exception of a build configured
>>> 'PYTHON=python2 ./configure --disable-python' and built with
>>> 'PYTHON=python2 make' will be deprecated in the next release.
>> missing a closing parenthesis? Patch attached if its OK to consider
> needs another reviewer (and to be honest I don't know do we need a bug
> for the this non code update)
Good question, just in case, here is my RB+ as well + another typo found
Günther Deschner GPG-ID: 8EE11688
Red Hat gdeschner at redhat.com
Samba Team gd at samba.org
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From: =?UTF-8?q?G=C3=BCnther=20Deschner?= <gd at samba.org>
Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 11:18:20 +0100
Subject: [PATCH] WHATSNEW: fix typo.
Signed-off-by: Guenther Deschner <gd at samba.org>
WHATSNEW.txt | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
diff --git a/WHATSNEW.txt b/WHATSNEW.txt
index 267cc5402a9..c59143f8a6f 100644
@@ -94,7 +94,7 @@ e.g. '--extra-python=/usr/bin/python2'. It should be noted that support for
this option will be deprecated in a future release.
What if I need to build with python2? To build with python2 you *must* set
-the 'PYTHON' environent variable to override the python3 default for both
+the 'PYTHON' environment variable to override the python3 default for both
'configure' and 'make' steps.
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