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SAMBA+ 4.9.4 has just been released by SerNet. Packages for various SUSE and Red Hat platforms as well as for Debian GNU/Linux and Ubuntu are available now.

These packages address a lot of issues, which are listed in the Samba release history: https://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-4.9.4.html

SAMBA+ packages and all later versions are available as software subscription. They can be purchased at the SAMBA+ shop, detailed information and prices are listed at https://shop.samba.plus. The subscriptions are managed at our platform OPOSSO (https://oposso.samba.plus). Users can activate their subscriptions here and manage access credentials. The new SAMBA+ packages are included in existing subscriptions.


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Ticket sales for sambaXP 2019 has started. The annual meeting of the international Samba community will take place from June 4th to 6th at the Hotel Freizeit In in Göttingen. Tickets are available until February 28th, 2019 at the Early Bird price of 399 Euros. The Call for Papers is still running, and submissions are still welcome. Tickets and more info on the CfP are available here: sambaxp.org

On March 1st the "normal" sales phase will begin, ticket prices will bei at 499 Euros. The conference fee includes participation on both conference days (Wednesday, June 5th and Thursday, June 6th) including catering and a social event on Wednesday evening. In addition, a tutorial can be booked on Tuesday, June 4th: Long-time sambaXP speaker and Samba trainer Stefan Kania will focus on "Creating and managing Trusts with Samba 4.9". The costs for this are 450 Euro. Accordingly equipped and prepared computers for the tutorial are available.  

The sambaXP 2019 is sponsored by Google, Microsoft and Red Hat. This year's organizer is again SerNet GmbH, which wants to promote the exchange among Samba developers and users from all over the world with the conference. 


SAMBA+ 4.8.8 has just been released by SerNet. Packages for various SUSE and Red Hat platforms as well as for Debian GNU/Linux and Ubuntu are available now.

These packages address a lot of issues, which are listed in the Samba release history: https://www.samba.org/samba/history/samba-4.8.8.html

SAMBA+ packages and all later versions are available as software subscription. They can be purchased at the SAMBA+ shop, detailed information and prices are listed at https://shop.samba.plus. The subscriptions are managed at our platform OPOSSO (https://oposso.samba.plus). Users can activate their subscriptions here and manage access credentials. The new SAMBA+ packages are included in existing subscriptions.


Samba developers from SerNet gave talks at his year’s SDC - Storage Developer Conference (September 24 to 27, 2018 in Santa Clara, California/USA). Video recordings from the conference are available on YouTube now.

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SerNet provides new sets of SAMBA+ 4.9.3, 4.8.7 and 4.7.12 packages. The packages are available for various SUSE and Red Hat platforms as well as for Debian GNU/Linux and Ubuntu.

The recent security releases introduced a regression bug which affects the Samba DNS server. The DNS server limits the number of records in an answer to 20 records. This can break the functionality in setups with more than 20 Domain Controllers. The new packages solve this issue. Please update affected systems.

These packages also introduce one novelty: As of now, SAMBA+ is also available for Oracle Linux!

SAMBA+ packages and all later versions are available as software subscription. They can be purchased at the SAMBA+ shop, detailed information and prices are listed at https://shop.samba.plus. The subscriptions are managed at our platform OPOSSO (https://oposso.samba.plus). Users can activate their subscriptions here and manage access credentials. The new SAMBA+ packages are included in existing subscriptions.


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