With 3.6.X being the current productive Samba release, Samba 4.0 will be the next major release that will for the first time officially feature the Active Directory server that is the goal of the Samba4 effort. The Samba Team are currently (April 2012) working towards releasing Samba 4.0.0 soon. This page is meant to be a central point of information for this upcoming major release.
In being a direct numerical successor of the 3.X series, the 4.0 release will be combined release of the Samba4 components and the well known components of Samba3.
- Samba 4.0/TODOs: a list of higher level TODOs that need to be completed for a Release of 4.0.0.