[Samba] what OS do you use for Samba?

Aaron Kincer kincera at gmail.com
Tue Nov 21 21:20:22 GMT 2006

James A. Dinkel wrote:
> Are you using it with Active Directory for authentication?  Do you
> update to the latest Samba from another place, or have you just been
> using what is in the "stable" repo?
As a matter of fact, I do. In a 2003 native AD domain.

> Yeah, I thought about going with Ubuntu 6.06 (I'd stick with that for
> the LTS), but it's so new.  I would feel better going with something
> with a longer, proven track record.  However, it is nice being able to
> install and set up Ubuntu for free but then have Canonical there in case
> I have an issue I just can't figure out on my own.
I've been using it as our primary file server for about 3 or 4 months 
now. Other than the famed archive bit problem, there really hasn't been 
an issue. My only regret is that Samba 4 isn't out so I still have to 
run 2003 as domain controllers.

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