[Samba] Updating to Samba 3

John H Terpstra jht at samba.org
Sat Jul 8 00:51:02 GMT 2006

On Friday 07 July 2006 19:27, Craig White wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-07-07 at 16:54 -0700, Huck wrote:
> > This link may be of some assistance to those updating from Samba 2.
> >
> > http://www.phptr.com/articles/article.asp?p=419048&rl=1
> ----
> Since the official Samba documentation is authoritative and actually
> covers this subject, pointing to another 3rd party for reference is
> likely to cause confusion...especially when a confused administrator
> hasn't consumed the official documentation to begin with.
> Craig

Well, actually, the PHPTR link points to an older copy of the official 

Best advice for newbies is to point them at:

The PDF is easier to read for many, but the HTML link is preferred by others.

You've been fielding a lot of activity for a while now - you know the ropes. 
Advanced users should consult the HOWTO, and a newbie would easily get lost in 
the wild woods there. Despite that, most newbies apparently want to master 
brain surgery before they ever attempt the basics.

John T.

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