[Samba] Teo En Ming's Setting Up Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS with Samba 4.11.6 as Active Directory Domain Controller PDF Manual
rpenny at samba.org
Thu Jan 30 16:33:26 UTC 2020
On 30/01/2020 16:19, Turritopsis Dohrnii Teo En Ming wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: samba <samba-bounces at lists.samba.org> On Behalf Of Rowland
>> penny via samba
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>> Subject: Re: [Samba] Teo En Ming's Setting Up Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS with
>> Samba 4.11.6 as Active Directory Domain Controller PDF Manual
>> On 30/01/2020 15:33, Turritopsis Dohrnii Teo En Ming wrote:
>>> Hi Rowland Penny,
>>> When-ever I followed someone's guide, I /always/ credit the original
>> author in the last few pages of my PDF manual.
>> You should put the credit on the opening page, something like:
>> This is based on the information found here:
>> Putting it at the end, is a bit like the disclaimers at the end of an email, totally
>> unenforceable and easily miss-able.
> I upload all of my screenshots on the steps I followed to smallpdf.com and combine all these screenshots into a PDF, for my easy reference.
> I usually screenshot the original guide after I have followed through all the steps in the guide. Next time I will remind myself to screenshot the original guide first before I start to follow through all of the steps.
>>> In this discussion thread, for example, I credited the original author on page
>> 100, the last page of my PDF manual.
>>> Please open my PDF manual and refer to page 100 for the credits to the
>> original author.
>> I did read it and I knew it was based on Louis's howto within a few pages, but
>> I had to wait until the last page for the proof.
> I think most people usually read through the first few and last few pages.
>>> You can check out my other PDF manuals too. Please refer to the last few
>> pages for the credits to the original author.
>>> My PDF manuals are intended to provide rich graphical/pictorial
>> experiences for the readers, rather than purely text. I will also add my own
>> enhancements and corrections too.
>> I would think more of your Samba manual if you had taken Louis's howto,
>> followed it and written your own notes as you went along, instead of just
>> typing in what Louis provides. Louis has a felicity of style that is all his ;-)
> I am not a Linux expert and I am not very familiar with the sed commands and regular expressions 😊
> But I did realize that Louis has created a problem for me in his entire guide. It is the following line:
> include \"/var/lib/samba/bind-dns/named.conf\";" >> /etc/bind/named.conf.local
> The slash "\" must not be used in /etc/bind/named.conf.local. Otherwise, BIND9 DNS server will not start.
In this instance the backslash '\' is being used as an escape character,
so that the " can be printed, but it shouldn't be printed itself. It
could be removed from Louis's script by replacing `\"` with `'`.
You should have fixed this in your PDF and advised Louis of the fix.
But hey, Louis is happy and that is all that really matters.
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