Samba for Integrators: Volker Lendecke at SDC EMEA 2020

 Recording Samba for Integrators

Volker Lendecke, SerNet co-founder and long-time Samba Team member, was once again a speaker at SDC EMEA. At this year’s conference (February 4, 2020 – Tel Aviv, Israel) he specifically addressed integrators who want to use Samba. The recording is available on YouTube: (direct link).

Lendecke deals with these points in his lecture "Samba for integrators":

  • Samba architecture:
    • What components does Samba consist of?
    • What protocols does Samba implement?
    • What process model does Samba utilize?
  • Samba SMB server:
    • What file system features does Samba expect?
    • Common complications and performance issues
    • Samba features for NFS interoperability
  • Samba authentication:
    • Overview of authentication mechanisms in the Active Directory world
    • The role of Samba's winbind daemon: Authentication and idmapping
    • Winbind API and services for non-Samba SMB servers
  • Samba Remote Procedure Call services:
    • Requirements for seamless Windows interop beyond SMB
    • Protocol description for RPC services (direct TCP, named pipes)
    • Samba components that help non-Samba SMB servers
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