[Spam] [Samba] Preparing to build a Samba File Server for windows 2003 ADnetwork

Dale Schroeder dale at BriannasSaladDressing.com
Fri Sep 1 20:36:20 GMT 2006

The following were extremely helpful for me.




Timothy A. Holmes wrote:
> Good Evening everyone:
> I am preparing to bring a Samba file server online on my network.  The
> box is a p4 3.0ghz HT box with 500GB in 2 SATA drives -- it works fine
> with the base OS installed.
> I want to get it set up right to be able to serve as a file server with
> my Windows 2003 Active Directory Network.  
> The network has a primary domain controller (srvdc-01 and a
> secondary domain controller(srvdc-02) (I know - those terms are out of
> date but that's how it works)
> The users all authenticate through the active directory and I would like
> them to be able to use the samba shares transparently (without further
> authentication).
> I have 2 articles from the Getnoo Wiki printed here ready to use,
> Specifically the HOWTO add a gentoo server to a windows network, and
> HOWTO setup Samba 
> I was wondering if anyone knew of any other useful docs that can ease
> this process.  The last time I did a samba server (the one this is
> replacing -- under fedora) it was about a 3 week process to get it
> working right, I really don't have that kind of time right now and would
> like to draw on the collective experience here.
> Thanks a bunch
> Timothy A. Holmes
> IT Manager / Network Admin / Web Master / Computer Teacher
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