[Samba] Sernet 4.3.X package is no longer free :/

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Mon Sep 21 08:46:36 UTC 2015

Am 21.09.2015 um 08:24 schrieb Daniel Müller:
> Samba is open source  and free!  Any payment for samba will be a stop towards Microsoft Windows Server.
> If I have to pay for samba I will  buy MS.

i wonder that you don't realize the difference between software and 
suppoprt / building, sama is free, you can compile it at your own, find 
some distribution like CentOS/Debian/Fedora which does that for you or 
if you need support and/or a newer version just pay for that support

> Leitung EDV

and that's why i wonder about your post...........

> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: samba [mailto:samba-bounces at lists.samba.org] Im Auftrag von MORILLO Jordi
> Gesendet: Sonntag, 20. September 2015 19:24
> An: samba at lists.samba.org
> Betreff: [Samba] Sernet 4.3.X package is no longer free :/
> Hi Everybody,
> I was expecting samba 4.3 .deb package from Sernet but surprise, branch 4.3 and futur will not be free.
> Starting with Samba 4.3 SerNet made some changes to its popular packages, formerly known as EnterpriseSAMBA. They are now published as SAMBA+ for Samba 4.3 and all later versions and are available at our SAMBA+ shop<https://shop.samba.plus/> at https://shop.samba.plus<https://shop.samba.plus/> as software subscription per server and per year.
> 345.10€ for 1 server / 1 year
> We are a small charity association with lots of small sites, so lots of samba server...
> I don't think that we can pay Sernet. Time to compile i think :-)
> What do you think about Sernet prices ?

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