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Samba History


Samba is the standard Windows interoperability suite of programs for Linux and Unix.Samba is an important component to integrate Linux/Unix Servers and Desktops into Active Directory environments using the winbind daemon.
Samba is Free Software licensed under the GNU(General Public Licence), the Samba project is a member of the Software Freedom Conservancy.Since 1992, Samba has provided secure, stable and fast file and print services for all clients using the SMB/CIFS protocol, such as all versions of DOS and Windows, OS/2, Linux and many others.
Samba runs on most Unix, Open VMS and Unix-Like systems, such as Linux, Solaris, AIX and the BSD variants, including Apple's macOs Server, and macOs client.

Samba Features


What Samba can do:


Samba allows file and print sharing between computers running Microsoft Windows and computers running Unix. It is an implementation of dozens of services and dozen protocols, including:
  • Assist in network browsing (with or without NetBIOS)
  • Authenticate Windows domain logins.
  • Provide Windows Internet Name Service (WINS) name server resolution.
  • Act as a Windows NT®-style Primary Domain Controller (PDC)
  • The NT Domain suite of protocols which includes NT Domain Logons
  • NT-style printing service (SPOOLSS)
      
     Samba Architecture


Latest News:
  • Samba 4.6.9 Available for Download
The uncompressed tarball has been signed using GnuPG (ID 6F33915B6568B7EA). The source code can be downloaded now.











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