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Samba Pocket Reference By Robert Eckstein

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This text describes all the options for Samba's configuration file in quick-reference format. It also contains command-line options and related information on the use of the Samba daemons (smbd, nmbd, and winbindd)and the utilities in the Samba distribution.
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Samba Pocket Reference by Robert Eckstein

Samba is a cross-platform program that turns a Unix or Linux system into a file and print server for Microsoft Windows network clients. This book describes all the options for Samba's configuration file in quick-reference format. It also contains command-line options and related information on the use of the Samba daemons (smbd, nmbd, and winbindd)and the utilities in the Samba distribution. This edition covers Samba 2.x and the most important features of 3.0. New options pertain to Samba's acting as a primary domain controller and as a domain member server, its support for the use of Windows NT/2000/XP authentication and filesystem security on the host Unix system, and access to shared files and printers from Unix clients. System administrators who are familiar with Samba and want a handy reminder of how to administer it without the bulk of a full-sized book should find this pocket reference invaluable.

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About Robert Eckstein


Jay Ts is a system administrator and programmer with many years of experience working with several versions of Unix and other operating systems. Nowadays he works as an independent consultant out of his home in Sedona, Arizona. When he is not busy reading the Samba mailing lists and learning about new computer technology, Jay might be analyzing stock market behavior, meditating, playing around in his recording studio, or hiking in the wilderness near his home. Robert Eckstein, an editor at O'Reilly, works mostly on Java books (notably Java Swing) and is also responsible for the XML Pocket Reference and Webmaster in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition. In his spare time he has been known to provide online coverage for popular conferences. He also writes articles for JavaWorld magazine. Robert holds bachelor's degrees in computer science and communications from Trinity University. In the past, he has worked for the USAA insurance company and more recently spent four years with Motorola's cellular software division. He is the co-author of Using Samba. David Collier-Brown is a consulting systems integrator, currently working for the performance and engineering group at Sun Opcom in Toronto. He is also co-author of the first edition of Using Samba. In his spare time he reads assiduously, keeps score for his wife's baseball team and, in the two weeks of the local summer, sails from Toronto's outer harbor.

Table of Contents


Introduction Configuration File Options Glossary of Configuration Value Types Configuration File Variables Samba Daemons smbd nmbd winbindd Samba Distribution Programs findsmb make_smbcodepage make_unicodemap net nmblookup pdbedit rpcclient rpcclient commands smbcacls smbclient smbcontrol smbgroupedit smbmnt smbmount smbpasswd smbsh smbspool smbstatus smbtar smbumount testparm testprns wbinfo Example Configuration Files Samba in a Workgroup Samba in a Windows NT Domain Index

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GOR002516637
Samba Pocket Reference by Robert Eckstein
Robert Eckstein
Used - Very Good
Paperback
O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
2003-05-16
140
0596005466
9780596005467
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