Samba 4.6 Supports Uploading of Printer Drivers from Windows 10 Clients, More

Samba 4.6 has been released today as the new stable series of the popular and open-source re-implementation of the SMB/CIFS networking protocol for providing fast file and print services on UNIX-like systems.

It’s a major release that has been in development for the past few months and includes numerous new features, as well as dozens of improvements over previous versions. Prominent features include support for Kerberos client encryption types via a new parameter, and the ability to upload printer drivers from newer Windows 10 clients.

“Support for uploading printer drivers from newer Windows clients (Windows 10) has been added until our implementation of [MS-PAR] protocol is ready,” reads the release notes. “The OS version for the printing server has been increased to announce Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2. If a driver needs a newer version then you should check the smb.conf manpage for details.”

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