[Samba] Samba client question

Jay Ts jay at jayts.cx
Sun Oct 27 15:34:00 GMT 2002

Stephen Liu wrote:
> What shall be the steps for adding new clients and passwords on Samba
> server and how to create a shared folder (directory) for each client
> specifically, not open to public

Try reading some documentation. You can download the Samba source
from http://www.samba.org.  After untarring, look in the docs

If you have Samba manual pages installed, try reading the
manual page for smb.conf(5).  It will tell you about setting
up a [homes] share, which will answer some of your questions.
Also look there for the encrypted passwords option, and also
read the manpage for smbpasswd(8).

Detailed directions can be found in the Using Samba book,
which is available in the Samba source distribution, or
online here:


It's the first edition, and a little old, but will answer
your basic question, and get you started.

Jay Ts
author, Using Samba, 2nd edition

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