[Samba] replace samba with windows7

Nico Kadel-Garcia nkadel at gmail.com
Sat Sep 20 08:40:34 MDT 2014

On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 12:23 PM, steve <steve at steve-ss.com> wrote:
> Domain of 12 xp and w7 boxes.
> Is it be possible to replace the 4.1.7 file server with a windows7 box?
> Thanks,
> Steve

Like a motorcycle can replace a tractor trailer. If all you need is to
carry a load of groceries, or say be a limited CIFS file server and
print server for a small environment, with no authentication or DNS,

If you want DNS, more robust file and print servers, backup, and a
host that can resist every script kiddie who's already rootkitted
laptops in your local VLAN, well, use a decent Samba based server or
hire a full IT team to manage a Windows 2012 server for you.

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