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Linux's Active Directory Killer Is A Step Closer

Jan 23, 2009, 18:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Serdar Yegulalp)

"For a long time Samba was a bit of a problem child -- difficult to configure, but also spotty in its support for different iterations of SMB (e.g., Vista shares vs. XP shares). Samba 4 promises to fix all that -- to "just work" out of the box, and to implement a great many things that previously required a Windows server. Another key feature, support for Group Policy on Windows clients, ought to make it that much easier to administer Windows machines from Linux boxes."

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