[Samba] Suggestions please about what I need.
stephane.purnelle at corman.be
Mon May 12 09:24:52 MDT 2014
Stéphane PURNELLE Admin. Systèmes et Réseaux
Service Informatique Corman S.A. Tel : 00 32 (0)87/342467
samba-bounces at lists.samba.org wrote on 12/05/2014 14:33:36:
> De : Steve Campbell <campbell at cnpapers.com>
> A : samba at lists.samba.org,
> Date : 12/05/2014 14:47
> Objet : [Samba] Suggestions please about what I need.
> Envoyé par : samba-bounces at lists.samba.org
> I hate to use that "noob" word, but in this case I think it might be
> Our company is getting ready to get rid of Netware and start using
> Samba. It will require that users log in and by doing so, have a login
> script map drives to particular drive letters base on either their user
> or group.
Samba can do this
> I've been administering Centos servers for quite a while. I have no
> problem with managing the Linux servers, but Samba appears to be a
> completely unique subject on its own, much like Sendmail, etc. I've read
> "Using Samba", and about anything else I can get my hands on, including
> as much of the "Howto" matter on the Samba site. I still have no idea
> how complex of a setup I need (AD or not, things like that). I don't
> think we'll be doing things like installing licensed software from the
> server, mostly just as I stated above.
> For now, I'm fairly certain I'll use the Sernet installation. I'll be
> retiring soon, and I want to make things as easy as possible for
> whomever takes over. It'd be great if whatever I end up with has some
> form of GUI for managing users, groups, and shares, but not necessary.
> The person managing our Netware will be the one assuming this Samba
> responsibilty. No Linux experience, so the Gui would make it nice as
> they learn the ropes of LInux.
> I'm looking for suggestions here for what level of installation I need.
> I'm sure once I get something installed, I can determine if it's the
> right way or not. Starting over is not off the table, but it'd be nice
> to get a clue before starting. Seems the more I read, the more confused
> I get. So much to Samba and the way it can be set up. I'm not much of a
> Windows server admin, which is perhaps the biggest problem.
Now, it depend what you want to do.
Just a file-server ?
Do you want a have a DC (Active Directory) or a PDC (NT4-Domain) too ?
If you need a good and easy tools for monitoring samba service and data
replication, you can look LifeKeeper.
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