[Samba] Newbie looking to move from Netware to Linux/Samba

Gary Dale garydale at torfree.net
Thu Nov 9 20:38:43 GMT 2006

Boaz Bezborodko wrote:
> I'm looking to move my companies server from an old Netware 5.0 file
> server to a Linux/Samba server on new hardware.
> Since my companies' systems are not mission critical (I can afford to be
> down for a few hours at a time after a switch-over) I feel I have the
> tolerance for some problems in getting it installed.
> Is this something I should be able to handle on my own (I installed the
> NW 5.0 box on my own) and can I depend on support from the community in
> doing so?
> Thanks in advance,
> Boaz
Most distributions install a working Samba by default or as a selectable
option. However, you will have to set up users and shares. You may find
SWAT handy for doing this.

You haven't told us a lot about your setup but is sounds like you don't
have too much going on. It should be a piece of cake.

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