Chapter 20. Samba

Chapter 20. Samba

20.1. Introduction to Samba
20.1.1. Samba Features
20.2. Samba Daemons and Related Services
20.2.1. Samba Daemons
20.3. Connecting to a Samba Share
20.3.1. Command Line
20.3.2. Mounting the Share
20.4. Configuring a Samba Server
20.4.1. Graphical Configuration
20.4.2. Command Line Configuration
20.4.3. Encrypted Passwords
20.5. Starting and Stopping Samba
20.6. Samba Server Types and the smb.conf File
20.6.1. Stand-alone Server
20.6.2. Domain Member Server
20.6.3. Domain Controller
20.7. Samba Security Modes
20.7.1. User-Level Security
20.7.2. Share-Level Security
20.8. Samba Account Information Databases
20.9. Samba Network Browsing
20.9.1. Domain Browsing
20.9.2. WINS (Windows Internetworking Name Server)
20.10. Samba with CUPS Printing Support
20.10.1. Simple smb.conf Settings
20.11. Samba Distribution Programs
20.12. Additional Resources
20.12.1. Installed Documentation
20.12.2. Related Books
20.12.3. Useful Websites

Samba is an open source implementation of the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. It allows the networking of Microsoft Windows®, Linux, UNIX, and other operating systems together, enabling access to Windows-based file and printer shares. Samba's use of SMB allows it to appear as a Windows server to Windows clients.


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