FAQ subscription

Frequently asked question regarding the subscription services are listed here. In case of new questions please write an email to sambashop@sernet.com.

  • What is a subscription?
    Within the subscription contract you have access to our SAMBA+ executable packages for Linux and Unix that we derived from the free public Samba sources. This access is available for 1,2 or 3 years and is valid for 5 servers, regardless the CPU number and other hardware specifications, virtualized or on bare metal.

  • How do I activate a new SAMBA+ subscription?
    Please follow these four steps to activate a new SAMBA+ subscription: 
    1. Purchase a SAMBA+ subscription in this online shop,
    2. copy the subscription key from your user account under "serial numbers",
    3. create a customer account in the subscription portal OPOSSO,
    4. paste the subscription key in the OPOSSO portal under "new subscription".

  • How do I extend an existing SAMBA+ subscription?
    Please follow these three steps to renew an existing SAMBA+ subscription: 
    1. Purchase a SAMBA+ subscription in this online shop,  
    2. copy subscription key from your user account under "serial numbers",
    3. paste the subscription key in the subscription portal OPOSSO under "extend selected subscriptions".

  • What happens when the subscription expires?
    Samba is free software licensed unter GPLv3 and higher. After downloading the software you are free to own, to use, and to modify the software. Please refer to our terms and conditions for detailed explanation.

  • Is there any support included?
    No. Subscription means access to the software and any updates and upgrades during the duration of the contract. You are invited to check our additional support offerings here in this shop.