new samba setup help needed.

Ignacio Coupeau icoupeau at
Wed Jun 23 15:37:42 GMT 2004

Vijay Kumar wrote:

> Hello,
> I am new to samba and trying to setup a server for about 150 users.
> Have been readig the docs for two days now but could not get to any
> definite results regarding what kind of of setup should be deployed.
> We are a company of about 150 users and I want a centralised
> authentication server + printer server. Currently I am a bit confused 
> i) whether to have a ldap database or not ?
> ii) I think the setup should only be a samba acting as a PDC server. 
> iii) Preferably I want the password  communication between the server
>      and client to be encrypted. 
> Please advise me how to go about it.
> Also are there any other docs available anywhere else for reference. 

try "samba by example"

may helps you a lot

Ignacio Coupeau, Ph.D.     icoupeau at
CTI, Director              icoupeau at
University of Navarra      icoupeau at
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