Samba 4.7.4 release


Samba 4.7.4 released. As an open source, free and cross-platform software, Samba is designed to replace SMB/CIFS networking protocols on UNIX platforms and to allow GNU / Linux and Mac OS X systems to share communications with Windows networks (such as sharing on Windows operating systems folder).

The main update:

  • Jeremy Allison <>
    • BUG 13140: s3: smbclient: Implement ‘volume’ command over SMB2.
    • BUG 13171: s3: libsmb: Fix valgrind read-after-free error in cli_smb2_close_fnum_recv ().
    • BUG 13172: s3: libsmb: Fix reversing of oldname / newname paths when creating a reparse point symlink on Windows from smbclient.
  • Timur I. Bakeyev <>
    • BUG 12934: Build man page for vfs_zfsacl.8 with Samba.
  • Andrew Bartlett <>
    • BUG 13095: repl_meta_data: Allow delete of an object with dangling backlinks.
    • BUG 13129: s4: samba: Fix default to be running samba as a deamon.
    • BUG 13191: Performance regression in DNS server with introduction of DNS wildcard, ldb: Release 1.2.3

For complete updates, please see the release notes.


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