[Samba] Samba4 - Evolution

Tanstaafl tanstaafl at libertytrek.org
Wed Jun 12 15:29:33 UTC 2019

What about Server 2019, which is already in production?

On Tue May 28 2019 08:00:01 GMT-0400 (Eastern Standard Time),
samba-request at lists.samba.org <samba-request at lists.samba.org> wrote:
> Subject: Re: [Samba] Samba4 - Evolution
> From: Garming Sam <garming at catalyst.net.nz>
> Date: 5/27/2019 9:32 PM
> To:
> Julien TEHERY <julien.tehery at openevents.fr>, samba at lists.samba.org
> Hi,
> All the infrastructure is mostly there to implement the 2016 schema
> support required to get a 2016 DC to join at our existing functional
> level. There needs to be testing and work to make sure it actually
> works, but the reality is that there still isn't that much of a push to
> get it working. I think people just end up joining a previous version of
> Windows to join against, which they remove from the domain afterwards.
> There are a number of Kerberos features (and other security features)
> that need to be implemented (or even refused) before we can even begin
> to pretend that we're a 2012 functional level DC. There is some
> reasonable interest in getting parts of this working, but still, as of
> right now, no one is working on it. It's a complicated set of features
> that will take time and input to implement, and unless there is a
> dedicated engineer (or rather multiple), progress will be very slow. The
> jump then to 2016 is perhaps not as wide from what I've seen, but it
> needs to be properly investigated.
> Cheers,
> Garming

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