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The Register: Samba Offers NT 4.0 Escape Route

Sep 26, 2003, 16:00 (6 Talkback[s])
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"One small but significant breakthrough from the open source Samba project offers Windows NT shops a low-cost migration option out of the Microsoft world. The new release of the software, which provides file and print services on Windows networks, can serve as a Primary Domain Controller (PDC) on NT 4.0. Samba version 4.0 is available for download today.

"'This is an escape route for people stuck on NT 4,' Samba co-lead Jeremy Allison tells us. 'Anything you can do on NT 4, we can do...'"

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