Author Topic: Zentyal 3.0 Beta | Zentyal now integrates a new Samba 4 version!  (Read 2954 times)

J. A. Calvo

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Hi Zentyal users,

Time has passed since we released the first version of our new zentyal-samba module based on Samba 4.0 alpha18, since then we have done some improvements to the module but even more important, the Samba 4 team has been also working hard releasing new versions with great improvements. Today, we release a new version that integrates Samba 4.0 beta2.

This is the summary of the more important changes since alpha 18:
  • Samba4 now integrates the good old Samba3 daemon for the file sharing and printing services, this will provide more stability in these features (new zentyal-printers module is not yet ready, but you can stay tuned because it should be really soon).
  • Integration with Logs module is now working
  • Recycle Bin feature has been added again
  • Guest shares are now working
  • Roaming profiles support has been also added
  • Allow to choose drive letter to map user home directories

The easiest way to test this is to do a fresh installation of Zentyal 2.3-1 having Internet connection to make sure the latest versions of the packages are downloaded. If you already have a Zentyal 2.3-1 installed, you can stil upgrade the full system to get these new versions using the Software Management module or with apt-get update && apt-get dist-upgrade in command line.

Please take into account that this is not yet production-ready, you should use it only in testing environments. As usual, your feedback will be really appreciated!
Zentyal Server Lead Developer