[Samba] samba server dependents
gaiseric.vandal at gmail.com
Mon Sep 27 13:34:17 MDT 2010
If you are starting with a clean machine, you can probably pick an OS
distribution that already has Samba included.
A fairly recent version of Fedora Core Linux (12 or 13) should have
samba bundled with it (along with OpenLDAP and kerberos.) I would
guess that most current Linux distros include Samba. You would want
something that has Samba 3.4.x or 3.5.x which are both being maintained
and should support Windows 7.
Solaris and OpenSolaris include Samba 3.0.x, which is now at a dead
end. Compiling a newer version of Samba on Solaris can be a major
On 09/27/2010 03:22 PM, ERIK wrote:
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> I'm trying to build a solid samba(smb) network.
> I realize I will have to learn how to administer and connect other
> network software.
> I would like to lean toward building an AD type samba environment.
> So far the network software I believe I need to make this happen is:
> DNS(I want to use bind9), Kerberos(I want to use MIT), LDAP(openLDAP of
> course), I believe I also need sasl, and of course a stable version of
> I have a great deal of reading ahead of me, but I would like to know
> what other software I might be missing here? Direction would be most
> Thank you for your time,
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