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December 21, 2007
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Samba gains legal access to Microsoft network file protocols

Samba gains legal access to Microsoft network file protocols

On Dec. 20, the Samba Group and the Software Freedom Law Center announced a deal with Microsoft that places all of Microsoft’s network protocols needed for programs to work with Windows Server into the hands of the newly formed Protocol … Continue reading

September 6, 2007
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Samba 4 Moves Closer to Active Directory Server Compatibility

Samba 4 Moves Closer to Active Directory Server Compatibility

For years, if you wanted an inexpensive, but Windows-compatible file and print server, you turned to Samba running on Linux. Now, with the first alpha release of Samba 4, this open-source project is moving closer to becoming a complete Windows … Continue reading