Patrick Goetz pgoetz at math.utexas.edu
Mon Dec 13 21:48:18 UTC 2021

If you only have one windows machine, you definitely want standalone.

On 12/13/21 15:26, Clement Martin via samba wrote:
> No wonder I was having some issues. I want to share, not sync--thanks 
> for helping my vocabulary!
> Tell me the pros and cons of running as standalone vs domain. What do 
> you recommend?
> Regards,
> *Clement Martin*
> 301-331-5872
> On 12/13/21 4:08 PM, Rowland Penny via samba wrote:
>> On Mon, 2021-12-13 at 15:39 -0500, Clement Martin via samba wrote:
>>> I need to reconfigure my network. Have Linux/Debian 10 except for
>>> one
>>> Windows10 computer. I am struggling to get everything to sync
>>> correctly.
>>> I would like to share all personal files between all machines, but I
>>> never get it to work. Is it bad to use the gui? If someone could
>>> help,
>>> I'd really appreciate it!
>>> -- 
>>> Regards,
>>> *Clement Martin*
>>> *C L Martin Small Engine*
>>> 301-331-5872
>> Please don't use Gadmin-Samba, it is ancient, was never anything to do
>> with Samba and it is unmaintained (I believe).
>> Lets try and put it terms you might understand. It is like trying to
>> check the main drive belt tension on a machine that is fully
>> hydraulically driven.
>> It will help if you could describe just what you require. Do you want
>> to run Samba as standalone servers ? (very similar to Windows 10 home)
>> Or do you want to run Samba as a domain ?
>> When you say 'sync', do you mean that literately (the same data on all
>> servers), or do you mean that you just want to have shares that you can
>> move data to and from ?
>> Rowland

More information about the samba mailing list