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SerNets Samba Packages


Since late 2003 SerNet provides Samba packages for enterprise ready Linux distributions, e.g. Red Hat Enterprise Server and Novell's SuSE Linux Enterprise Server, available on SerNet's download server. All packages originate from one source package and are subject to the same quality assurance.


The "one source policy" helps us to ensure that the Samba handling is almost identical everywhere. Therefore customers encounter the same Samba features on all their machines. This is how we want to make Samba a lot easier to handle in terms of deployment, configuration, maintenance and trouble shooting. We also include the packages for each distribution and version in our update cycles for a long time.

We want the EnterpriseSAMBA packages to be something you really can rely on.

Several hundred downloads a week of those packages for each distribution show the importance of this offering. It also encourages us at SerNet to keep on with EnterpriseSAMBA.

SerNet also considers Debian Linux to be an Enterprise Linux because of its remarkable upgrade capabilities and the long lasting life cycle of each distribution. Above all, it is always great to have a free choice.

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Updated: EnterpriseSAMBA 4.2.2

A new set of SerNets EnterpriseSAMBA 4.2.2 packages has just been released. Packages for various SUSE and RedHat platforms as well as for Debian GNU/Linux and Ubuntu are available at:

The new packages are also available for Debian 8 Jessie, now.

In addition to the last SerNet Samba 4.2.2 release these packages address issues listed in the News section.

Please note that you no longer need to register at the EnterpriseSAMBA-Portal to be able to access the packages. To access the download server you just need to login with your username and accesskey or the new public user shown.


Samba 4.0 release series enters "security fixes only mode"

The just released Enterprise Samba 4.0.26 will be the last bug-fix release of the Samba 4.0 release series. From now on there will only be security releases.

Samba 4.1 will be continued in the maintenance mode. Samba 4.2 is the current stable release series. For more information about the Samba release system visit the Samba Wiki.


SerNet Enterprise Samba 4.1.18 and 4.0.26

SerNets Enterprise Samba has just been released in versions 4.1.18 and 4.0.26. The packages are available for various SUSE and RedHat platforms as well as for Debian GNU/Linux and Ubuntu.

These packages address a lot of issues listed in the Samba history (for 4.1, for 4.0).