[Samba] Samba Install/SWAT Access
eehines at comcast.net
Sun Apr 17 15:41:27 GMT 2005
I'm running FC3, kernel 2.6.9-1.667, with the KDE desktop. This came with
Samba v 3.0.11-fc3 bundled. I've since installed v 3.0.14a. I'm also
extremely new to Linux, so please bear with me.
My questions are very basic. The FC3-bundled samba is in /etc/samba, and
the "upgrade" went into /usr/local/samba. To get SWAT to work, I had to
copy the smb.conf that's in /etc/samba into /usr/local/samba/lib. However,
this latter version is not read by the networking functionality, or by
CUPS--only when I used KDE's samba editor to edit /etc/samba/smb.conf was I
able to see my Linux box from my Windows machines (running Win2k) or get
printing to work. I have 2 samba versions installed, but my system is
still using only the older version.
So: How do I point SWAT at the etc/samba version? How do I get my system
to use the newer version in its different location? More optimally, how do
I control the installation destination directory, so that I can install
future versions (including reinstalling 3.0.14a) into /etc/samba?
Thanks for your help.
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