[Samba] Windows 7 & 8 + HomeGroup support

Christ Schlacta lists at aarcane.org
Tue Nov 6 10:29:49 MST 2012

Unfortunately, I don't have the time to set up a couple Win7 virtual 
machines and do this.  I'd love to be able to get this feature though.
On 11/01/12 13:30, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 01, 2012 at 01:17:10PM -0700, Christ Schlacta wrote:
>> My understanding was that it was purely a new authentication method
>> on top of existing CIFS/AD protocols.
> Hmmmm.
> http://download.microsoft.com/download/9/5/E/95EF66AF-9026-4BB0-A41D-A4F81802D92C/[MS-HGRP].pdf
> Looks like a web service, that then might use SMB/CIFS underneath.
>> Either way, I believe home-group integration is important, and samba
>> is where it belongs.
> Get me a wireshark trace of homegroup sharing and we'll see
> (yes I know I could do it, but I'm busy with Samba4.0.0 work
> right now :-).
> Jemy.

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