Paul Williams paul at
Tue Jan 23 19:55:05 GMT 2001

I had issues if I didn't use --with-pam... if you get linking errors that
have "PAM" somewhere in it try making sure to include this option.

-----Original Message-----
From: Adam Read <read_a at>
To: samba-ntdom at <samba-ntdom at>
Date: Monday, January 22, 2001 6:38 PM
Subject: Re: Procedures

>Ahh, newbians!  Ok, first, I suggest reading some of the new documentation
>available from the website.  Second, you need to type:
>make install
>Both from the same directory as ./configure
>also, type ./configure --help  and see what options are available, as you
>need them, such as PAM support.  To enable PAM, you would do the following:
>./configure --with-pam
>make install
>This should get you started, and if these commands finish without errors,
>samba should be installed in the usr/local/samba directory.
>Good luck and feel free to ask any questions you may have,
>>>> Kevin Kallsen @ 01/22 7:38 PM >>>
>Okay, now I am really revealling how much of a newbie I am.  With help from
>this list I was been able to remove my current rpm of samba207.  I was also
>to download the latest 2.2 version using CVS.
>I even found some old documentation in a samba book that told me to go the
>source directory and type ./configure
>But now I am stumped!  As a newbie -- what do I do after that. Be specific
>point me in the right direction.   I know it has something to do with make
>make install or something.  If their is a how to for this I would love to
>Your help is greatly appreciated.  As I am setting up a server for a poor
>city school that was donated a bunch of win2000 machines, but no server.

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