[Samba] Repository for latest Samba 3.x packaged for Ubuntu Trusty 14.04?

Thomas Schulz schulz at adi.com
Mon May 19 09:51:46 MDT 2014

> On Fri, May 16, 2014 at 03:17:46PM -0400, Michael Lueck wrote:
> > mourik jan heupink - merit wrote:
> > >As far as I know, samba4 can behave _exactly_ like samba3, if
> > >you don't configure it to use Active Domain. So, it should (as far
> > >as I know) basically be a up-t-date drop-in replacement for samba3, as
> > >long as you don't change your smb.conf.
> > 
> > 
> > Thank you so much for explaining this. My impression of
> > Samba 4.x was that the NT4 style domain controller was no
> > longer supported, and only the new AD DC style was
> > possible with 4.x code.
> Well, if the NT4 style domain is sufficient for you, it's
> all still around and supported from a Samba perspective.
> It's just that Windows clients support this less and less.
> Volker

We switched from Samba 3.6.22 to Samba 4.1.5 without having to make any
changes in our configuration. But note that, at least when building from
source with the default layout,  the location of the smb.conf file has
changed from lib to etc. 

Tom Schulz
Applied Dynamics Intl.
schulz at adi.com

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