[Samba] Windows Seven

Denis BUCHER dbucherml at hsolutions.ch
Mon Feb 15 03:35:34 MST 2010

Dear John,

Le 04.02.2010 21:34, John Drescher a écrit :
>>>> I am sure this question was asked many times, but I read that Windows
>>>> Seven
>>>> should work with Samba 3.2
>>>> We have SLES 11 (SuSE / Novell) and the version provided is smbd version
>>>> 3.2.7-11.6-2057-SUSE-CODE11
>>>> Is it possible to join domain with Windows Seven to this version or is it
>>>> incompatible ?
>>>> I also read this, but it's not clear if 3.2.7 would also work or not ?
>>> I am pretty sure you need 3.3.X or 3.4.X and the suggested versions
>>> are better since they contain the latest bug and regression fixes.
>>> Also if you print through samba and have 64 bit clients 3.3.10 is the
>>> best version.
>>> John
>> Ok, thank you very much...
>> And we choosed Novell SuSE because they look very reactive, but it looks
>> like they are still at 3.2...
>> What is the best distribution for Samba ?
>> We need an extremely reactive and very stable solution, and this server will
>> serve as file and profiles server. We have XP, and will have Seven...
>> If you had a suggestion, it would be great :-)
> http://ftp.sernet.de/pub/samba/experimental/suse/

Finally I followed your advice (and this source seems to be quite 
appreciated by a lot of people) and I installed them.

But it's is currently not yes working with Win7, I start a new thread 
about it...


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