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==New features by version==
==New features in Samba by the different versions==
* New "createupn" option to "net ads join"
* Rewritten Kerberos keytab generation when 'use kerberos keytab = yes'
* Improved 'make test'
* New offline mode in winbindd
* New Kerberos support for pam_winbind.so
* New handling of unmapped users and groups
* New non-root share management tools
* Improved support for local and BUILTIN groups
* Winbind IDMAP integration with RFC2307 schema objects supported by Windows 2003 R2
* Rewritten 'net ads join' to mimic Windows XP without requiring administrative rights to join a domain
This page is a new try to collect the important information from the changelog in on page.
* Complete NTLMv2 support by consolidating authentication mechanism used at the CIFS and RPC layers.
* all information in one page
* The capability to manage Unix services using the Win32 Service Control API.
* searchable in the wiki
* The capability to view external Unix log files via the Microsoft Event Viewer.
* direct access to the bugzilla
* New libmsrpc share library for application developers.
* Rewrite of CIFS oplock implementation.
* Performance Counter external daemon.
* Winbindd auto-detection query methods when communicating with a domain controller.
* The ability to enumerate long share names in libsmbclient applications.
* Support for several new Win32 rpc pipes.
* Improved support for OS/2 clients.
* New 'net rpc service' tool for managing Win32 services.
* Capability to set the owner on new files and directory based on the parent's ownership.
* Experimental, asynchronous IO file serving support.
* Completed Support for Microsoft Print Migrator.
* New Winbind IDmap plugin (ad) for retrieving uid and gid from AD servers which maintain the SFU user and group attributes.
* Rewritten support for POSIX pathnames when utilizing the Linux CIFS fs client.
* New asynchronous winbindd.
* Support for Microsoft Print Migrator.
* New Windows NT registry file I/O library.
* New user right (SeTakeOwnershipPrivilege) added.
* New "net share migrate" options.
===[[Samba 4.14 Features added/changed]]===
Release 3.0.14a is a pure bugfix release which fixed a "show stopper".
===[[Samba 4.13 Features added/changed]]===
===[[Samba 4.12 Features added/changed]]===
===[[Samba 4.11 Features added/changed]]===
===[[Samba 4.10 Features added/changed]]===
===[[Samba 4.9 Features added/changed]]===
===[[Samba 4.8 Features added/changed]]===
===[[Samba 4.7 Features added/changed]]===
===[[Samba 4.6 Features added/changed]]===
===[[Samba 4.5 Features added/changed]]===
===[[Samba 4.4 Features added/changed]]===
===[[Samba 4.3 Features added/changed]]===
===[[Samba 4.2 Features added/changed]]===
===[[Samba 4.1 Features added/changed]]===
===[[Samba 4.0 Features added/changed]]===
===[[Samba 3.6 Features added/changed]]===
===[[Samba 3.5 Features added/changed]]===
===[[Samba 3.4 Features added/changed]]===
===[[Samba 3.3 Features added/changed]]===
===[[Samba 3.2 Features added/changed]]===
===[[Samba 3.0 Features added/changed]]===
<b>Please note, the release policy has changed at this point.</b>
==New features in Samba in a summary page==
===[[Samba Features added/changed]]===
* Performance enhancements when serving directories containing large number of files.
* MS-DFS support added to smbclient.
* More performance improvements when using Samba/OpenLDAP based DC's via the 'ldapsam:trusted=yes' option.
* Support for the Novell NDS universal password when using the ldapsam passdb backend.
* New 'net rpc trustdom {add,del}' functionality to eventually replace 'smbpasswd {-a,-x} -i'.
* New libsmbclient functionality.
* Winbindd performance improvements.
* More 'net rpc vampire' functionality.
* Support for the Windows privilege model to assign rights to specific SIDs.
* New administrative options to the 'net rpc' command.
Release 3.0.10 is a fix for security issues described in CAN-2004-1154.
Release 3.0.9 is a pure bigfix release which fixes printing problems from Windows 9x, roaming profile updates and unknown symbols for kde
==Changes in smb.conf==
*    dfree cache time                  (New)
*    dfree command                    (Per share)
*    eventlog list                    (New)
*    iprint server                    (New)
*    map read only                    (New)
*    passdb expand explicit            (New)
*    rename user script                (New)
*    reset on zero vc                  (New)
*    svcctl list                      (Renamed from 'enable svcctl')
*    acl check permissions            (New)
*    acl group control                (New)
*    acl map full control              (New)
*    aio read size                    (New)
*    aio write size                    (New)
*    enable asu support                (New)
*    inherit owner                    (New)
*    ldap filter                      (Removed)
*    map to guest                      (Modified (new value added))
*    max stat cache size              (New)
*    min password length              (Removed)
*    printer admin                    (Deprecated)
*    username map script              (New)
*    winbind enable local accounts    (Removed)
*    winbindd nss info                (New)
*    dos filetimes                    (Enabled by default)
*    allocation roundup size            (New)
*    log nt token command              (New)
*    write cache                      (Deprecated)
*    afs token lifetime                (New)
*    enable privileges                (New)
*    ldap password sync                (Alias)
*    min password length              (Deprecated)
*    winbind enable local accounts      (Deprecated)
==Bugfixes by version==
==Upgrade issues by version==
[[Category:Category Documentation]]
[[Category:Release Notes]]

Latest revision as of 15:00, 22 January 2021

New features in Samba by the different versions

This page is a new try to collect the important information from the changelog in on page.

  • all information in one page
  • searchable in the wiki
  • direct access to the bugzilla

Samba 4.14 Features added/changed

Samba 4.13 Features added/changed

Samba 4.12 Features added/changed

Samba 4.11 Features added/changed

Samba 4.10 Features added/changed

Samba 4.9 Features added/changed

Samba 4.8 Features added/changed

Samba 4.7 Features added/changed

Samba 4.6 Features added/changed

Samba 4.5 Features added/changed

Samba 4.4 Features added/changed

Samba 4.3 Features added/changed

Samba 4.2 Features added/changed

Samba 4.1 Features added/changed

Samba 4.0 Features added/changed

Samba 3.6 Features added/changed

Samba 3.5 Features added/changed

Samba 3.4 Features added/changed

Samba 3.3 Features added/changed

Samba 3.2 Features added/changed

Samba 3.0 Features added/changed

New features in Samba in a summary page

Samba Features added/changed