Which version of Samba required...

Lars Kneschke lk at netuse.de
Mon Jan 31 11:31:45 GMT 2000

Bob Hillegas wrote:
> I am thinking of setting up Samba as a PDC in order to simplify
> administration. I have Win95's, Win98's, and a few WinNT workstations.
> In reading comments in "Using Samba" from O'Reilly, they say
> "You will need to use at least Samba 2.1 to ensure that PDC functionality
> for
> Windows NT clients is present. Prior to Samba 2.1, only limited user
> authentication
> For NT clients was present"
> Do you concur? If so, how long before these features are in the stable
> release.
> If you disagree, what version should I be using?
> Currently I have 2.06.
You can try out Samba TNG, but this is beta software yet, and doesn't
work so well with Win 9X. If you want central usermanagement(domains),
you must use Samba TNG. YOu can find out more about at my

Lars Kneschke
NetUSE Kommunikationstechnologie GmbH
Siemenswall, D-24107 Kiel, Germany
Fon: +49 431 386435 00   --   Fax: +49 431 386435 99

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