[Samba] Help to a wet-behind-the-ears Linux newbie
Bradley W. Langhorst
brad at langhorst.com
Tue Dec 10 17:37:58 GMT 2002
> to me. Any help is greatly appreciated as I am (gasp!) almost ready to give
> up and install a Win 2000 Server (something I have wanted to avoid) in order
> to get this up and running.
I think you'll be sorry if you do that...
> Thanks in advance
> Here is a dump of my samba.config file
> # Samba config file created using SWAT
> # from 0.0.0.0 (0.0.0.0)
> # Date: 2002/12/10 10:22:38
> # Global parameters
> netbios name = FLASHSRV
> server string = %L running Samba 2.2.7
> interfaces = eth0 172.17.2.3/255.255.255.0
you probably need only one of these...
> encrypt passwords = Yes
> obey pam restrictions = Yes
> pam password change = Yes
> passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
> passwd chat = *New*password* %n\n *Retype*new*password* %n\n
> unix password sync = Yes
> log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
> max log size = 0
> socket options = IPTOS_LOWDELAY TCP_NODELAY SO_SNDBUF=8192 SO_RCVBUF=8192
> os level = 65
> domain master = Yes
are you sure you want this setting?
> wins proxy = Yes
you probably don't need this
> wins support = Yes
good - wins will make you happier than broadcast browsing.
did you configure the clients to point your the server's IP address
for wins? have a look at browsing.txt for more info.
> read only = No
> create mask = 0777
> directory mask = 0777
> guest only = Yes
are you sure about this...
> guest ok = Yes
> printing = lprng
> comment = Home Directories
> valid users = %S
i don't think %S makes sense here...
> create mask = 0664
> directory mask = 0775
it doesn't look like you have any browsable shares...
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