Samba 4.5 Released
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 7 September 2016 at 01:10 PM EDT. 2 Comments
Samba 4.5 is now available as the latest release of this major open-source project for improving Windows interoperability (i.e. SMB/CIFS) on Linux and other platforms.

Samba 4.5 has Virtual List View support, improved AD DC performance, tombstone reanimation, improvements to Samba Tools, SMB 2.1 leases are enabled by default, OFD locks are supported on Linux systems instead of POSIX locks, SmartCard improvements, and a wide range of other changes.

Those interested in learning more about the just-released Samba 4.5 can visit for all of the release details.
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