On Wed, 2011-10-26 at 07:57 +0800, Christopher Chan wrote: > On Tuesday, October 25, 2011 11:38 PM, Adam Tauno Williams wrote: > >> Samba 4 is currently not yet in a state where it can replace existing > >> production deployments.  > >>  http://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba4#Current_Status > > That is the official story - but try it - it works *BETTER* than an NT4 > > Samba 3.x domain. Seriously, really. Recent Samba 4 builds *are* in > > production at several sites. It works. > > <http://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Samba4/HOWTO> > > Note that Samba 4 is best discussed on the technical list, not yet on > > the users list. > /me salutes the white mice that will make samba4 better and completely > ready to take over the Windows AD service. You can already have a mix of Samba 4 and Windows 2008R2 domain controllers in the same domain. If you create an S3 domain you face the grisly prospects of having to upgrade that domain to an S4/AD domain someday. Which is *not* fun.