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

Richard Sharpe sharpe at ns.aus.com
Wed Jan 3 21:57:08 GMT 2001

At 01:21 PM 1/3/01 -0500, Hall, Ken (ECSS) wrote:
>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It might be a little out of date (1998), but it covers the Windows
>structure reasonably well without getting bogged down, and covers the 
>important Samba issues.

While John's book was the first Samba book out, it is far too out of date
to be used these days.

Please check the Samba web site. There is a list of books on it that you
can look at.

>> -----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

Richard Sharpe, sharpe at ns.aus.com
Samba (Team member, www.samba.org), Ethereal (Team member, www.zing.org)
Contributing author, SAMS Teach Yourself Samba in 24 Hours
Author, Special Edition, Using Samba

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