.2"> Samba 2.2
Samba provides the bread and butter of corporate networks: file and print services. This release, the first viable open-source alternative to Windows NT Server 4.0, can replace or augment that product in some less-critical situations and thus can save companies considerable amounts of money.
LONG-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // As Samba moves toward full Windows NT Server functionality, some organizations will find that in a years time, Samba (or a Samba-based appliance) is all they need. Supports Windows NT and Windows 2000 clients; automatic printer driver downloading; Windows users can take advantage of Unix ACLs; Web-based administration. No support for Windows NT domain trust relationships; cant use (or be used as) a backup domain controller; Winbind Windows log-in integration utility not yet integrated into main Samba distribution. Samba Team; www.samba.org
SHORT-TERM BUSINESS IMPACT // This free Windows-compatible file and print server is going to help just about any organizations bottom line.