[Samba] Updating to Samba 3

Doug VanLeuven roamdad at sonic.net
Sat Jul 8 02:17:37 GMT 2006

EHines wrote:
> John H Terpstra wrote:
>> 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 
>> documentation.
>> Best advice for newbies is to point them at:
>>     http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/Samba3-ByExample.pdf
>> The PDF is easier to read for many, but the HTML link is preferred by 
>> others.
>>     http://www.samba.org/samba/docs/Samba3-ByExample.html
>> Craig,
>> 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.
>> Cheers,
>> John T.
> But, but, if we master the brain surgery right off the bat, doesn't this 
> have the basics subsumed in it, and wouldn't this, then, be a more 
> efficient use of everyone's time?  The journey of a thousand steps would 
> be immeasurably shortened if we could only skip all that middle part and 
> go right to the last step....  :^)

Yes, you would volunteer for brain surgery if the physician skipped all
that pre-med stuff.  Right?

> Eric Hines

Couldn't help myself - Doug

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