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Samba for Mac

File and print server for SMB and CIFS clients.

Free
In English
3.4
Based on 9 user rates

Samba overview

Samba is the standard Windows interoperability suite of programs for Linux and Unix.

Samba is Free Software licensed under the GNU General Public License, the Samba project is a member of the Software Freedom Conservancy.

Since 1992, Samba has provided secure, stable and fast file and print services for all clients using the SMB/CIFS protocol, such as all versions of DOS and Windows, OS/2, Linux and many others.

Samba is an important component to seamlessly integrate Linux/Unix Servers and Desktops into Active Directory environments. It can function both as a domain controller or as a regular domain member.

What’s new in version 4.19.5

  • Windows 2016 fails to restore previous version of a file from a shadow_copy2 snapshot.
  • Symlinks on AIX are broken in 4.19 (and a few version before that).
  • Fake directory create times has no effect.
  • ctime mixed up with mtime by smbd.
  • samba-gpupdate --rsop fails if machine is not in a site.
  • gpupdate: The root cert import when NDES is not available is broken.
  • samba-gpupdate should print a useful message if cepces-submit can't be found.
  • samba-gpupdate logging doesn't work.
  • smbpasswd reset permissions only if not 0600.
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Samba for Mac

Free
In English
Version 4.19.5
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3.4

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Thinking-Differently
Thinking-Differently
Jan 1 2018
4.7.4
0.0
Jan 1 2018
0.0
Version: 4.7.4
So can this be used to upgrade the Apple SMB in 10.6 and before? If so, how? I volunteer for a group that refurbishes donated computers for benevolent causes in the third world and am not quite sure if this can be used to fix it or not. I looked at the developer site, but didn't find the answers. But it may be that I just didn't know where to look.
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Aug 6 2014
4.1.7
0.0
Aug 6 2014
0.0
Version: 4.1.7
New Versions! CRITICAL SECURITY UPDATE: Samba versions 4.1.11 and 4.0.21 patch CVE-2014-3560 which allows hackers to access superuser control of computers, allowing them to do anything they like. It doesn't get any worse. If you use Samba, update ASAP! More at: http://arstechnica.com/security/2014/08/critical-code-execution-bug-in-samba-gives-attackers-superuser-powers/
Phoenixdownunder
Phoenixdownunder
May 1 2014
4.1.7
5.0
May 1 2014
5.0
Version: 4.1.7
I have used SMS/Samba for many years. Apple SMB doesn't seem to correctly support SMB version 1 which is used on some Fuji and Kyocera printers with Copy/Scan to Share options. Tried Apple Server version but could not get it to work with the printers. Installed Samba, disabled Apple Server SMB, configured with just a simple single share, no print options etc. and it has been stable and fully operational. That particular share is currently available to all users in the building. Works well and reliably. I have added a couple of extra lines into the Apple startup sequence at the UNIX level for the share creation which doesn't affect anything else. I can recommend this software as stable and good stuff. Apple is lazy and is dumbing down a lot of networking software such as NFS, SMB and obviously AppleTalk. Sad. NFS won't work with Debian Linux NFS servers (.dot file issues) and so on. Samba solves at least the SMB problems.
antoniong
antoniong
Aug 5 2013
4.0.8
0.0
Aug 5 2013
0.0
Version: 4.0.8
What is the use of this? OSX has the SMB protocol default built in.
SickTeddyBear
SickTeddyBear
Apr 30 2012
3.6.5
0.0
Apr 30 2012
0.0
Version: 3.6.5
If you're using Lion, then try SMBUp: http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/41541/smbup
mdorian3395
mdorian3395
Jun 2 2021
4.14.5
5.0
Jun 2 2021
5.0
Version: 4.14.5
taannabusch
taannabusch
Jun 2 2021
4.14.5
5.0
Jun 2 2021
5.0
Version: 4.14.5
winonafonda
winonafonda
Nov 12 2020
5.0
Nov 12 2020
5.0
Version: null
Phoenixdownunder
Phoenixdownunder
May 1 2014
5.0
May 1 2014
5.0
Version: null
Monkeyjunkey
Monkeyjunkey
Jan 12 2014
5.0
Jan 12 2014
5.0
Version: null
Delmarw
Delmarw
Nov 21 2011
3.5
Nov 21 2011
3.5
Version: null
lukewarmmizer
lukewarmmizer
Aug 11 2011
3.0
Aug 11 2011
3.0
Version: null
sjk
sjk
Aug 9 2011
4.5
Aug 9 2011
4.5
Version: null
Gn-0000
Gn-0000
Jul 27 2011
0.5
Jul 27 2011
0.5
Version: null