Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 26th Mar 2011 02:00 UTC
Mac OS X When you run smbd -V on your Snow Leopard installation, you'll see it's running SAMBA version 3.0.28a-apple. While I'm not sure how much difference the "-apple" makes, version 3.0.28a is old. Very old. In other words, it's riddled with bugs. Apple hasn't updated SAMBA in 3 years, and for Lion, they're dumping it altogether for something homegrown. The reason? SAMBA is now GPLv3.
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the one thing...
by macUser on Sat 26th Mar 2011 15:27 UTC
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...I haven't seen regarding this is whether Apple's implementation will provide any domain services to Windows Clients. As a heterogenous shop running OD, we've been stuck w/ XP due to Apple's limited SMB tools. Sure, our goal is to get off of OD, but we won't be moving to AD.

Also, I'm surprised there isn't more momentum behind projects such as pGina that allow Vista and Win7 clients to bind and authenticate via LDAPS.

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