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~From the Bernard-look-at-me-department:

This is the latest stable release of Samba. This is the
version that production Samba servers should run for all
current bug-fixes. Please read the following important
changes in this release.

Common bugs fixed in 3.0.11 include:

~ o Crash in smbd when using CUPS printing.
~ o Parsing error of other SIDs included in the user_info_3
~ structure returned from domain controllers.
~ o Inefficiencies when searching non-AD LDAP directories.
~ o Failure to expand variables in user domain attributes
~ in tdbsam and ldapsam.
~ o Memory leaks.
~ o Failure to retrieve certain attribute when migrating from
~ a Windows DC to a Samba DC via 'net rpc vampire'.
~ o Numerous printing bugs bugs including memory
~ bloating on large/busy print servers.
~ o Compatibility issues with Exchange 5.5 SP4.
~ o sendfile fixes.

Additional features introduced in Samba 3.0.11:

~ o Winbindd performance improvements.
~ o More 'net rpc vampire' functionality.
~ o Support for the Windows privilege model to assign rights
~ to specific SIDs.
~ o New administrative options to the 'net rpc' command.

LDAP Changes

If "ldap user suffix" or "ldap machine suffix" are defined in
smb.conf, all user-accounts must reside below the user suffix,
and all machine and inter-domain trust-accounts must be located
below the machine suffix. Previous Samba releases would fall
back to searching the 'ldap suffix' in some cases.

Privilege Model

Samba 3.0.11 supports the following assignable rights

SeMachineAccountPrivilege Add machines to domain
SePrintOperatorPrivilege Manage printers
SeAddUsersPrivilege Add users and groups to the domain
SeRemoteShutdownPrivilege Force shutdown from a remote system
SeDiskOperatorPrivilege Manage disk shares

These rights can be assigned to arbitrary users or groups
via the 'net rpc rights grant/revoke' command. More details
of Samba's privilege implementation can be found in the

Download Details

The uncompressed tarball and patch file have been signed
using GnuPG (ID F17F9772). The source code can be
downloaded from:


The release notes are available online at:


Binary packages are available at


Our Code, Our Bugs, Our Responsibility.

The Samba Team

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