[Samba] what OS do you use for Samba?

Gautier, B (Bob) Bob.Gautier at rabobank.com
Wed Nov 22 09:54:23 GMT 2006

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> From: samba-bounces+bob.gautier=rabobank.com at lists.samba.org 
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] On Behalf Of Aaron Kincer
> Sent: 21 November 2006 21:20
> To: James A. Dinkel
> Cc: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: [Samba] what OS do you use for Samba?
> 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.

We use Samba (winbind) for authentication against multiple AD domains.
We are
currently using 3.0.23c with a patch to make the trusted domains work
(see BZ3661).

This is running on RHEL4 and in the past it's been tested on Solaris

Bob G

> > 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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