[Samba] SAMBA authentication ?

Brian High high at u.washington.edu
Mon Feb 4 23:10:06 GMT 2008

John Drescher wrote:
> On Feb 4, 2008 5:48 PM, Charles Marcus <CMarcus at media-brokers.com> wrote:
>>> Please post your smb.conf without comments.
>> Is there a command to generate this output?
> There probably is a better way but this is the first thing I can think of:
> grep -v ^# /etc/samba/smb.conf
> John

This works pretty well:

  testparm -s

... as it is formatted in a readable way, even if the smb.conf is messy.

Or you can do it this way:

  grep -v '^[ \t]*[#;]\|^[ \t]*$' /etc/samba/smb.conf

... so you also remove blank lines as well as comments (both # and ;),
even with leading whitespace.

Brian High

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