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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Learning the Samba

    1. What Is Samba?

    2. What Can Samba Do for Me?

    3. Getting Familiar with an SMB Network

    4. An Introduction to the SMB Protocol

    5. Windows Workgroups and Domains

    6. What’s New in Samba 2.2?

    7. What’s New in Samba 3.0?

    8. What Can Samba Do?

    9. An Overview of the Samba Distribution

    10. How Can I Get Samba?

  2. Chapter 2 Installing Samba on a Unix System

    1. Bundled Versions

    2. Downloading the Samba Distribution

    3. Configuring Samba

    4. Compiling and Installing Samba

    5. Enabling SWAT

    6. A Basic Samba Configuration File

    7. Firewall Configuration

    8. Starting the Samba Daemons

    9. Testing the Samba Daemons

  3. Chapter 3 Configuring Windows Clients

    1. Windows Networking Concepts

    2. Setting Up Windows 95/98/Me Computers

    3. Setting Up Windows NT 4.0 Computers

    4. Setting Up Windows 2000 Computers

    5. Setting Up Windows XP Computers

  4. Chapter 4 Windows NT Domains

    1. Samba as the Primary Domain Controller

    2. Adding Computer Accounts

    3. Configuring Windows Clients for Domain Logons

    4. Logon Scripts

    5. Roaming Profiles

    6. System Policies

    7. Samba as a Domain Member Server

    8. Windows NT Domain Options

  5. Chapter 5 Unix Clients

    1. Sharing Files on Windows 95/98/Me

    2. Sharing Files on Windows NT/2000/XP

    3. smbclient

    4. smbfs

    5. smbsh

    6. smbutil and mount_smbfs

  6. Chapter 6 The Samba Configuration File

    1. The Samba Configuration File

    2. Special Sections

    3. Configuration Options

    4. Server Configuration

    5. Disk Share Configuration

    6. Networking Options with Samba

    7. Virtual Servers

    8. Logging Configuration Options

  7. Chapter 7 Name Resolution and Browsing

    1. Name Resolution

    2. Browsing

  8. Chapter 8 Advanced Disk Shares

    1. Filesystem Differences

    2. File Permissions and Attributes on MS-DOS and Unix

    3. Windows NT/2000/XP ACLs

    4. Name Mangling and Case

    5. Locks and Oplocks

    6. Connection Scripts

    7. Microsoft Distributed Filesystems

    8. Working with NIS

  9. Chapter 9 Users and Security

    1. Users and Groups

    2. Controlling Access to Shares

    3. Authentication of Clients

    4. Passwords

    5. Authentication with winbind

  10. Chapter 10 Printing

    1. Sending Print Jobs to Samba

    2. Printing to Windows Printers

  11. Chapter 11 Additional Samba Information

    1. Time Synchronization

    2. Magic Scripts

    3. Internationalization

    4. Windows Messenger Service

    5. Miscellaneous Options

  12. Chapter 12 Troubleshooting Samba

    1. The Tool Box

    2. The Fault Tree

    3. Extra Resources

  1. Appendix Example Configuration Files

    1. Samba in a Workgroup

    2. Samba in a Windows NT Domain

  2. Appendix Samba Configuration Option Quick Reference

    1. Configuration File Options

    2. Glossary of Configuration Value Types

    3. Configuration File Variables

  3. Appendix Summary of Samba Daemons and Commands

    1. Samba Daemons

    2. smbd

    3. nmbd

    4. winbindd

    5. Samba Distribution Programs

    6. findsmb

    7. make_smbcodepage

    8. make_unicodemap

    9. net

    10. nmblookup

    11. pdbedit

    12. rpcclient

    13. rpcclient commands

    14. smbcacls

    15. smbclient

    16. smbcontrol

    17. smbgroupedit

    18. smbmnt

    19. smbmount

    20. smbpasswd

    21. smbsh

    22. smbspool

    23. smbstatus

    24. smbtar

    25. smbumount

    26. testparm

    27. testprns

    28. wbinfo

  4. Appendix Downloading Samba with CVS

  5. Appendix Configure Options

  6. Appendix Running Samba on Mac OS X Server

    1. Setup Procedures

    2. Configuration Details

    3. Rolling Your Own

  7. Appendix GNU Free Documentation License

    1. GNU Free Documentation License

  8. Colophon