Samba and legacy Windows support
asn at samba.org
Tue Oct 8 18:34:21 UTC 2019
On Tuesday, 8 October 2019 20:24:51 CEST Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 08, 2019 at 10:59:41AM +0200, Andreas Schneider via samba-
> > Samba with version 4.11 currently still support a lot of systems which are
> > already out of support. We still get bugs to either fix support for
> > Windows
> > NT4 or OS/2. Also we know that Windows Server 2003 with Active Directory
> > is
> > still deployed.
> > In order to remove support for those platforms which are very long EOL, we
> > should try to make announcements when we plan to remove support.
> > ## Steps planned
> > With Samba 4.12 we plan to disable SMB1 by default and then remove support
> > for it in Samba 4.13 or 4.14. This means end of 2020 or beginning of
> > 2021.
> I think aiming for this by the end of 2020 is possible. There is
> a lot of work to do first though.
> Announcing this is what we're going for is a good first step to
> allow people to prepare to move off SMB1-dependent systems.
Isaac and I will work on migrating the DES code to GnuTLS so that SMB1 still
Andreas Schneider asn at samba.org
Samba Team www.samba.org
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