[Samba] Server 2012 functional level for Samba v4.6?
abartlet at samba.org
Wed Apr 10 22:18:24 UTC 2019
On Wed, 2019-04-10 at 23:17 +0200, Peter Tuharsky via samba wrote:
> there is not much happening on this topic in mailing list, so I hope
> there is a base to revive this old thread. I see that Samba is making
> great progress, but as usually, it is hard to keep up with Microsoft
> So far, Samba supports 2008 R2 DFL, and has only experimental support
> for 2012 R2 DFL. However, the demand for DFL 2012 R2 will be rising
> considerably I think, since Microsoft ends support of Windows Server
> 2008 R2 by january 2020 (thats 9 months). That will leave the 2012 R2
> the oldest supported Windows Server version soon, thus probably
> generating more user cases where Samba would be desired to support the
> DFL 2012 R2.
> Only thoughts...
> I know there is huge step between 2008 R2 and 2012 R2 DFL by the means
> of engineering needed. Anyway, congratulations for all the good work,
> Samba team!
We are trying to work towards this. There is considerable engineering
required, but progress is being made on some of the dependent tasks.
See for example:
We would value assistance in this area.
Authentication Developer, Samba Team https://samba.org
Samba Development and Support, Catalyst IT
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