Difference between revisions of "Samba Features added/changed (by release)"

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==New features by version==
 
==New features by version==
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===3.0.21{a,b,c}===
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* Complete NTLMv2 support by consolidating authentication mechanism used at the CIFS and RPC layers.
 +
* The capability to manage Unix services using the Win32 Service Control API.
 +
* The capability to view external Unix log files via the Microsoft Event Viewer.
 +
* 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.
 +
===3.0.20{a,b}===
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* 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.
 +
 +
===3.0.14a===
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Release 3.0.14a is a pure bugfix release which fixed a "show stopper".
 +
 +
<b>Please note, the release policy has changed at this point.</b>
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 +
===3.0.14===
 +
===3.0.13===
 +
===3.0.12===
 +
* 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.
 +
 +
===3.0.11===
 +
* 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.
 +
 +
===3.0.10===
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Release 3.0.10 is a fix for security issues described in CAN-2004-1154.
 +
===3.0.9===
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Release 3.0.9 is a pure bigfix release which fixes printing problems from Windows 9x, roaming profile updates and unknown symbols for kde
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 +
 +
 +
 +
 +
==Changes in smb.conf==
 +
===3.0.21{a,b,c}===
 +
*    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')
 +
===3.0.20{a,b}===
 +
*    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)
 +
===3.0.14===
 +
*    dos filetimes                    (Enabled by default)
 +
===3.0.13===
 +
===3.0.12===
 +
*    allocation roundup size            (New)
 +
*    log nt token command              (New)
 +
*    write cache                      (Deprecated)
 +
===3.0.11===
 +
*    afs token lifetime                (New)
 +
*    enable privileges                (New)
 +
*    ldap password sync                (Alias)
 +
*    min password length              (Deprecated)
 +
*    winbind enable local accounts      (Deprecated)
 +
===3.0.10===
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===3.0.9===
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 +
 +
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==Bugfixes by version==
 
==Bugfixes by version==
 
==Upgrade issues by version==
 
==Upgrade issues by version==
 
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[[Category:Category Documentation]]
 
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Revision as of 20:28, 3 March 2006

New features by version

3.0.21{a,b,c}

  • Complete NTLMv2 support by consolidating authentication mechanism used at the CIFS and RPC layers.
  • The capability to manage Unix services using the Win32 Service Control API.
  • The capability to view external Unix log files via the Microsoft Event Viewer.
  • 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.

3.0.20{a,b}

  • 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.

3.0.14a

Release 3.0.14a is a pure bugfix release which fixed a "show stopper".

Please note, the release policy has changed at this point.

3.0.14

3.0.13

3.0.12

  • 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.

3.0.11

  • 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.

3.0.10

Release 3.0.10 is a fix for security issues described in CAN-2004-1154.

3.0.9

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

3.0.21{a,b,c}

  • 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')

3.0.20{a,b}

  • 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)

3.0.14

  • dos filetimes (Enabled by default)

3.0.13

3.0.12

  • allocation roundup size (New)
  • log nt token command (New)
  • write cache (Deprecated)

3.0.11

  • afs token lifetime (New)
  • enable privileges (New)
  • ldap password sync (Alias)
  • min password length (Deprecated)
  • winbind enable local accounts (Deprecated)

3.0.10

3.0.9

Bugfixes by version

Upgrade issues by version