Samba 4 Brings Active Directory to Open Source and Wins Praise from Microsoft!?


Like millions of others, I rely on Samba. Like millions of others, I will now rely on it more with Samba 4.0 thanks to the full Active Directory compliance. It’s a move that has been a long time coming and one that I frankly didn’t think would ever really come.

Samba 4.0 was officially released this week and in the press release there was something that I did not expect – a quote from Microsoft.