[Samba] testing samba 4 alongside samba 3

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Mon May 7 22:27:03 MDT 2012

On Thu, 2012-05-03 at 14:59 +0200, Stefan Mueller wrote:
> **
> hello folks,
> all started with searching for an MS exchange server connector to fetch my
> office my by Thunderbord on my private machine. So far I used Davmaill
> (OWA) but I'm not that satisfied, so I found OpenChange but that needs
> Samba4 installed on my NAS.
> So I was checking the Samba wiki and mailing archive but I'm bit confused.
> There are several version available, plus franky, what seemed to be not
> supported anymore, according to the wiki.

We are working to release Samba 4.0 with the smbd file server.  The name
for the current effort in this area is s3fs:


Many of the ideas that first started with Franky have been incorporated
into the master branch, and a Samba 4.0 release will not require any
special configuration to be both a great file server and a AD DC.

Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org

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