Samba 4.8 RC1 Released, Samba 4.9 In Development On Git
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 15 January 2018 at 06:11 AM EST. 1 Comment
The first release candidate of Samba 4.8 is now available for this popular open-source project implementing the SMB/CIFS protocols.

Samba 4.8-RC1 introduces time machine support using the vfs_fruit module for Apple Mac devices, Group Policy support for Samba KDC, support for lower-casing the MDNS Name, encrypted secrets handling, Winbind improvements, and various other changes. See WHATSNEW in Git to learn about all the changes coming for Samba 4.8.

Samba 4.8-RC1 is out now while Samba 4.9 is on master. The project plans to officially release Samba 4.8.0 stable around the beginning of March.
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