[Samba] software deployment

Achim Gottinger achim at ag-web.biz
Thu Sep 25 12:10:28 MDT 2014

Am 23.09.2014 12:03, schrieb mourik jan heupink - merit:
> Hi,
> Just wondering: What are you guys using to deploy software on your 
> windows (7) workstations within the samba4 AD?
> These are options I know of:
> * wpkg (but it seems it's development is not too active)
> * wpkg-gp using the group policies
> * www.opsi.org (Client Management System for Windows clients)
> * standard windows software deployment, but I think that's msi-only
> This page also has al lot interesting reading:
> http://www.klaus-hartnegg.de/gpo/
> However, I'm looking for some praktical tips or experiences. What are 
> you using, do you like it? Would you recommend it?
> The samba wiki also has a page on this subject:
> https://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Software_deployment_on_Samba
> but it only talks about wpkg, and history tells me it dates from 2006....
> I could perhaps update that page with the outcome of this thread.
> Thanks in advance,
> Mourik Jan
Hi Mourik,

I use OPSI here since an few years and did not yet regret it. It does 
not use GPO's but comes with it's own group/computer management.
I may add more info later.


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