[CentOS] CentOS 5.8 Samba and Windows 7

Wed Jun 6 14:09:22 UTC 2012
John Doe <jdmls at yahoo.com>

From: Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

> Indeed you do new a newer version of samba that 3.0.x to join a
> Windows-7 (or Windows 2008 Server) PC to the domain.
> You need at least version samba 3.2.12 or higher.  You also need two
> registry entries on the machine.  See this link:
> http://wiki.samba.org/index.php/Windows7
> You do not HAVE to use the sernet/enterprisesamba.org though, there is a
> samba3x included in CentOS-5.8 that works just fine too:
> do this to see the packages:
> yum list samba-3x\*
> If you would like to try the smb2 protocol ... then you might try
> getting samba 3.6.x from enterprisesamba.org for CentOS-5:
> http://ftp.sernet.de/pub/samba/3.6/rhel/5/
> If you are not interested in smb2, then the samba3-3.5.x packages from
> CentOS should be fine.

Ah, forgot about the 3x packages.
Thx for the info!