Unfortunately, that means more systems to maintain. In the mean time, I
wouldn't mind this approach. But that said, let's work towards Samba4 as a
full fledged File, Print, and AD server. Samba4 is, in many ways, more
>From: Adam Tauno Williams <awilliam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Date: 2007/09/06 Thu AM 06:37:20 CDT
>Subject: Re: Where to for Samba4?
>As a mere administrator who humbly injects his opinion...
>> Finally, I've heard all manner of different people give views in the
>> press about where Samba4 is heading - a separate release, a DC only,
>> just another head of a Samba3 borg?
>> From my point of view, I'm expecting to make a release, with good DC,
>> and hopefully good file-server capabilities. But I would like to
>> discuss what (if anything) Samba4 means to more than just myself.
>If I could create an AD domain with working group policies and OpenLDAP
>integration, and continue to use Samba3 for file-services, printing,
>etc... I'd be dancing in the street and passing out flowers to
>strangers. As would many of the IT people I know.