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ZDNet: Heat is on Windows: Samba 2.2 now supports range of Microsoft OSes

May 01, 2001, 17:33 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Timothy Dyck)

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Jeremy Allison of the Samba Team wrote in to let us know about ZDNet's review of the recently released Samba 2.2. The reviewer seems to like it, going so far as to give it an Analyst's Choice Award and contribute to AlkaSeltzer sales in Redmond by offering that it "offers enough functionality to be a Windows NT Server replacement for many organizations, especially in smaller stand-alone offices."

The review isn't all sweetness and light, pointing to a lack of support for Windows NT trust relationships and some configuration hassles the average Windows admin might find distracting (like having to type information into a configuration file), but it's still very positive press for the project and mentions some interesting upcoming features.

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