[Samba] Sernet 4.3.X package is no longer free :/
kolt+samba at frag.com.br
Tue Sep 22 18:49:33 UTC 2015
I've been running 4.3.0 on CentOS as AD DC and I've had no problems so far.
Also upgraded from 4.2.3 to 4.3.0 using the tarball and everything went ok.
On Tue, Sep 22, 2015 at 3:27 PM, oeh univie edv lists <
edv-lists at oeh.univie.ac.at> wrote:
> I don't know about centos.... but samba 4.1 in debian jessie should
> support AD DCs....
> kind regards, birgit
> Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com> schreibt:
> >I am in a condry as well. I have spent a lot of time learning about AD
> >and using Sernet. Do I continue? In large measure, I can stay with the
> >free 4.2 I am using and learn more about AD over the next couple years.
> >Or I can use the Centos 4.1 and just go with a PDC yet again.
> >With all the Holidays at this time of year, I won't be doing much
> >testing anyway.
> >On 09/22/2015 12:51 PM, oeh univie edv lists wrote:
> >> Hey,
> >>> it´s obvious that not that much people build their own packages
> >> they don´t have the necessary experience.
> >> that would definitely be me. I struggle enough as a newbie and the idea
> >> compiling and error solving afterwards makes me feel VERY uneasy...
> >also I
> >> wouldn't know how to deal with no automatic updates...
> >> Before I read this thread, I wanted to install sernet samba because
> >then I
> >> could have applied easily what I learned. (That's what I read:
> >> http://www.kania-online.de/fachbuecher/samba-4/ )
> >> Now I still I have no clue if I have to build from source or if I just
> >> install the samba 4.1.17 package that comes with debian jessie. My
> >> environment should be as simple as possible, just 2 ADs, 1 file server,
> >> one backup machine, user logins, profiles that write back from clients
> >> the server, home directories, quota, some shares, some network printers.
> >> maybe later on, but only if pressure exists from employees: VPN.
> >> So am I on the safe side to just install 4.1.17 or should I consider
> >> building from source? Can I have all the features I mentioned? Should I
> >> concerned about security because I use 4.1.17 and not the newest
> >> If I have to build from source, please mention why, maybe I could
> >avoid a
> >> feature to not have to compile...
> >> This setup is for a non-profit organisation... The decision to change to
> >> debian was costly-based (so hard to argue now to buy something except
> >> hardware (please don't open another if it's fair or not discussion.
> >> you))....
> >> Also sernet 4.3 doesn't seem to be for jessie
> >> https://shop.samba.plus/samba-/273/samba-1-jahr ... I could install
> >> sernet 4.2 but then I would have to pay when I need updates....
> >> Ah and another question: Can I still use the install guide from
> >> http://www.kania-online.de/fachbuecher/samba-4/ that was written for
> >> sernet samba or should I use something else because 4.1 sernet samba and
> >> 4.1 debian packaged samba differ a lot?
> >> Hope there are other newbies like me that may profit from your answers
> >> my stupid questions.... (about the stupid: but I also think access to
> >> information should be low-threshold - not just dialogues between
> >> developers... to be honest: sometimes I have a hard time understanding
> >> what some of you say)
> >> birgit
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