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SAMBA+ 4.4.3 and 4.3.9 published

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The Samba Team at SerNet just released the SAMBA+ 4.4.3 and 4.3.9 packages. They are available for various SUSE and RedHat platforms as well as for Debian GNU/Linux and Ubuntu.

These packages address regressions introduced with the last security release and address several other issues. Please check the <link https: samba.plus news _blank external-link-new-window samba.plus-news>news at samba.plus for further details on the SAMBA+ 4.4.3 and 4.3.9 release.

Starting with Samba 4.3 SerNet's Samba packages are available as software subscription under the label SAMBA+. They can be purchased at the <link https: shop.samba.plus>SAMBA+ Shop. Detailed information and prices are listed there. The subscriptions bought at the SAMBA+ shop are managed at our platform <link https: oposso.samba.plus subscription>OPOSSO. Users can activate their subscriptions here and manage access credentials. The new SAMBA+ 4.4.3 and 4.3.9 packages are included in existing subscriptions.

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New SAMBA+ version: 4.4.2 packages published

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<link https: samba.plus _blank external-link-new-window>SAMBA+ 4.4.2 has just been released. This is the first stable release of Samba 4.4 published by SerNet. Packages for various SUSE and RedHat platforms as well as for Debian GNU/Linux and Ubuntu are available now.

SAMBA+ 4.4.2 is built with Spotlight support for OS X clients (new additional package sernet-samba-spotlight). It enables OS X clients to search indexed files on the Samba server using their native Spotlight search. This feature is available for RHEL 7, SLES 12, Debian and Ubuntu. Detailed instructions on how to configure the server are listed in the <link http: wiki.samba.org index.php spotlight _blank external-link-new-window wiki:>Samba Wiki (Spotlight). 

Please check the <link https: samba.plus news _blank external-link-new-window samba.plus-news>news at samba.plus for further details on the SAMBA+ 4.4.2 release. 

Starting with Samba 4.3 SerNet's Samba packages are available as software subscription under the label SAMBA+. They can be purchased at the <link https: shop.samba.plus>SAMBA+ Shop. Detailed information and prices are listed there. The subscriptions bought at the SAMBA+ shop are managed at our platform <link https: oposso.samba.plus subscription>OPOSSO. Users can activate their subscriptions here and manage access credentials. The new SAMBA+ 4.4.2 packages are included in existing subscriptions. 

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Severe bug announcement: Badlock is coming

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On April 12th, 2016 SerNet, the Samba Team and Microsoft will disclose a severe bug that affects almost all versions of Microsoft Windows and Samba. The bug is called "Badlock". Due to the fundamental functions that are affected by the bug there will be no detailed information prior to the release of fixes by Microsoft and the Samba Team. More information will be available at <link http: badlock.org>

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– the page will receive updates regularly. SysAdmins should mark the release date already.

Badlock has been discovered, analyzed and fixed by Stefan Metzmacher, a renowned member of the international Samba core developer team. He notified Microsoft about his findings and a consecutive strong collaboration lead to fixes for both platforms. Patches are currently reviewed and prepared for release, including SerNet's special SAMBA+ offering (see <link http: samba.plus external-link-new-window>

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during the next weeks for information on which versions will get patches.

SerNet, the Samba Team and Microsoft agreed on the joint release date April 12th, 2016. The Badlock bug will entail exploits soon after being exposed. The coordinated efforts are meant to ensure a reasonable time to get the maximum number of systems repaired in short time.

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Security Releases: SAMBA+ 4.3.6, EnterpriseSAMBA 4.2.9 and 4.1.23 published

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The Samba-Team at SerNet just published SAMBA+ 4.3.6 as well as EnterpriseSAMBA 4.2.9 and 4.1.23. The updates are security releases, please update affected systems as soon as possible. The packages are available for various SUSE and RedHat platforms as well as for Debian GNU/Linux and Ubuntu. 

For more information about the security issues and other changes visit <link https: samba.plus news den>

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 or look up the Release Notes for <link https: www.samba.org samba history samba-4.3.6.html _blank release>Samba 4.3.6, <link https: www.samba.org samba history samba-4.2.9.html _blank release>Samba 4.2.9 and <link https: www.samba.org samba history samba-4.1.23.html _blank release>Samba 4.1.23. 

SAMBA+ 4.3 packages and all later versions are available as software subscription. They can be purchased at the <link https: shop.samba.plus _blank the>SAMBA+ shop where detailed information and prices are listed. The subscriptions bought at the SAMBA+ shop are managed at our platform <link https: oposso.samba.plus subscription management>OPOSSO. Users can activate their subscriptions here and manage access credentials. The new SAMBA+ 4.3.3 packages are included in existing subscriptions. 

SerNet's 4.2 packages and older versions will still be maintained as EnterpriseSAMBA and distributed via <link https: portal.enterprisesamba.com>

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 for free. Please note that users don't have to register anymore to be able to access the packages, but instead can use a public user.
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New SAMBA+ version: SerNet releases 4.3.5 packages

SerNet's <link https: samba.plus external-link-new-window the>SAMBA+ 4.3.5 has just been released. Packages for various SUSE and RedHat 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 <link https: www.samba.org samba history samba-4.3.5.html _blank external-link-new-window release>release history for Samba 4.3.5.

SAMBA+ 4.3 packages and all later versions are available as software subscription. They can be purchased at the <link https: shop.samba.plus external-link-new-window>SAMBA+ Shop, detailed information and prices are listed there.

The subscriptions bought at the SAMBA+ shop are managed at our platform<link https: oposso.samba.plus external-link-new-window subscription management> OPOSSO. Users can activate their subscriptions here and manage access credentials. The new SAMBA+ 4.3.5 packages are included in existing subscriptions.

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