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Samba 3.6.0 Released

Samba just released a new version which includes some major enhancements:

- Changes in security default authentication to NTLMv2 with better CIFS/Kerberos support
- SMB2 support is fully functional but by default, is currently deactivated (see release note)
- Overhaul of Spollss code
- ID Mapping has been rewritten
- Endpoint Mapper requires more testing and by default, is currently deactivated (see release note)
- SMB Traffic Analyzer has been added
- A new NFS quota backend has for Linux has been added (based on code already in Solaris/FreeBSD)

A complete list of changes can be viewed here and the new tarball can be downloaded here.

[1] http://samba.org/samba/history/samba-3.6.0.html
[2] http://samba.org/samba/ftp/stable/samba-3.6.0.tar.gz
[3] http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc246482%28v=prot.13%29.aspx
[4] http://holger123.wordpress.com/smb-traffic-analyzer/
[5] http://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Spoolss

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Guy Bruneau IPSS Inc. gbruneau at isc dot sans dot edu

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