[Samba] Samba out of the box ?
db.collins at yahoo.com.au
Sun Sep 7 23:40:52 GMT 2008
I have been looking at the FreeNAS and OpenFiler distros which install
Samba in addition to other services, and then provide a simple web
interface to set up and maintain the system. I can see the benefit of
having a team of people that do the work setting up the various services
on a particular operating system (and presumably testing it on different
hardware), and then providing it to the community as a ready-to-use
I am after your views of when a package like FreeNAS is a good option
and when it is better to get Samba, DNS, Squid, etc. working yourself on
your own choice of Linux/Unix ?
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