[Samba] Samba 3 vs 4, User Maintenance

Ryan Bair ryandbair at gmail.com
Mon Feb 25 21:52:28 GMT 2008

Samba 4 could eat your children and is still pretty incomplete
(printing isn't there at all last I checked). I'd highly recommend
sticking with 3.

For Samba 4, the AD toolkit can be used but again probably not ready
for primetime.

In Samba 3 I believe the NT Domain user manager can be used, but I
have no experience with it. Personally, I have been pretty happy with


On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 4:25 PM, Volker Lendecke
<Volker.Lendecke at sernet.de> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 03:54:04PM -0500, Richard Hurt wrote:
>  > So, I am going to set up my own stand-along Samba box (Debian 4) to
>  > replace the old XServe.  My question is should I use Samba 3 or 4?  I
>  Being biased a bit, I'd say that probably Samba4 will be the
>  more bumpy ride.
>  Volker
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