[Samba] minimalist secure samba server config needed

Mark mgrocks1 at netscape.net
Thu Nov 4 21:19:13 GMT 2004

we need to run the smallest samba server foot print. All it needs to do 
is function like a b-node, or at most a h-node. No serving, no nothing, 
it just needs to be able to be found on a windows network using NBT. 
When I do a testparm there's lots of settings and we want this to be as 
innocuous as possible e.g. (no master browser, or election fighting etc.)

We would like it to be as secure as possible since it's not really doing 
anything. Here's what I've got so far


#workgroup = <this is only needed in h-node mode> 

#wins server = <same  as above> 

netbios name = %h 

security = SHARE 

server string =  <some name> 

interfaces = eth0 

Do I need any more than this, or any less? Do I need to start both smbd 
and nmbd?

OS: fully patched redhat 7.3
Samba software: samba-2.2.7-3.7.3 

Server=[Samba 2.2.7-security-rollup-fix]


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