Heterogeneous File Sharing Recommendations?
torriem at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 16:58:20 MST 2010
Brad Zobrist wrote:
>> Is Samba really my best option?
> Likewise-CIFS is an alternative.
> I know of one nas vendor that is replacing their Samba/Winbind stack
> with Likewise, they have had really good experience with stability and
> I haven't had the time to test it yet but if you are a window 2008
> shop they already support SMBv2.
Thanks for sharing that. Looks very interesting. The server software
is GPLv2 it appears. Do you know if it can act as a domain controller?
The specs do not say, although they say it can act as a domain member.
The AD-compatible stuff in Samba 4 is what I'm anxiously waiting for.
Here's hoping, as Windows 7 machines in a lab will likely work best with
an AD system, as opposed to the old NT4-domains I've used before with Samba.
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