[Samba] samba as file share server

Saitans saitans at aim.com
Thu Mar 23 04:08:23 GMT 2006

I want to know about Samba settings, and yes i will be setting up raid.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joe Cipale" <joec at aracnet.com>
To: "Saitans" <saitans at aim.com>
Sent: Wednesday, March 22, 2006 9:42 PM
Subject: Re: [Samba] samba as file share server

>I would consider setting up a RAID array for the common files. That way,
> in the event of a partition failure, you will not lose any data, and once
> the failed partition is restored/replaced, the data is automatically
> backedup once the RAID is restarted.
> Just my $0.02. Go to http://www.pcguide.com/ref/hdd/perf/raid/index.htm or
> do a Google on RAID Array for more info.
> Regards,
> Joe
> Saitans wrote:
>> Svr1 = Windows IIS
>> Svr2 = Windows IIS2
>> Svr3 = Linux with Samba
>> Hello,
>>  I am load balancing 2 IIS servers and want to share a some files which 
>> will be common for both the servers, so i am planning to integrate a 
>> samba file server which will be hosting all required files on it, now i 
>> want to know which should be the ideal setting that should be done so 
>> that anybody can access those files without any authentication in our 
>> case 2 iis web servers, any one can delete, retrive, save, open files, i 
>> know this is risky but this is will be in internal lan etc and only there 
>> 2 IIS servers will have access to it, which is the best optimum solution 
>> for this.. ?? what will be the draw backs and how can i give root access 
>> to both the IIS servers on samba file share ??
>> Stanley
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