[OT] UNIX admin looking for intros (URLs?) on Windows admin t opics

Hall, Ken (ECSS) KeHall at exchange.ml.com
Wed Jan 3 18:21:04 GMT 2001

May I recommend "Samba: Integrating UNIX and WIndows", by John D. Blair, Published by SSC.  

It might be a little out of date (1998), but it covers the Windows networking structure reasonably well without getting bogged down, and covers the important Samba issues.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Maciej Kalisiak [SMTP:mac at dgp.toronto.edu]
> Sent:	Wednesday, January 03, 2001 1:14 PM
> To:	samba-ntdom at samba.org
> Subject:	[OT] UNIX admin looking for intros (URLs?) on Windows admin topics
> I've "inherited" the maintenance of a very broken SAMBA server, and being
> almost exclusively a UNIX guy, this has sort of left me with a lot of
> questions.  As I see it, the first step is to get up to date on all this
> lingo, so I was wondering if there are any resources online I could go to
> that would ease me into the world of Windows administration (well, at least
> from a SAMBA point of view).  What I'm looking for is something that would
> explain what constitutes a share (I can guess, but want something more
> concrete), a policy, a SID, funky paths I keep running across like
> "foo\\bar\baz", Windows domains, etc, as well as how these things work
> together.
> -- 
> Maciej Kalisiak		mac at dgp.toronto.edu	www.dgp.toronto.edu/~mac

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