[Samba] New to Samba

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Thu Feb 19 04:55:34 GMT 2004

On Wed, 18 Feb 2004, Gary Hostetler wrote:

> I am new to samba but becuase I use squid and I want to track my
> authenticated users I installed samba 3 but keep hitting dead ends on
> how to add it to the domain etc. I can't seem to even get the smbd to
> startup. I got swat keying into the smb.conf but it ended up in another
> directory so I don't think that is configured. I can't even find good
> documentation to see if samba is even running. I run a fairly large
> Active Directory. I woldn't mind opening up Samba to do more chores in
> my domain but not if I can't get it going. What would be the best
> reference book. Sorry to ask so many questions but my Google searches
> did not get me to-the-point info that I need.


Did you check out the Samba web site?

Maybe our documentation is not sufficiently promenant. Sigh!

Check out:

You might also check out Amazon.Com:
	The Official Samba-3 HOWTO and Reference Guide
	Samba-3 by Example

Please let me know if you need more information.

John T.

> Thanks for any help
> Gary Hostetler

John H Terpstra
Email: jht at samba.org

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