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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 An Introduction to Samba

    1. What Is Samba?

    2. What Can Samba Do for Me?

    3. The Common Internet File System

    4. Connecting to a CIFS File Share

    5. Browsing

    6. Authentication: Peer-to-Peer Versus Domains

    7. What's in Samba 3.0?

    8. Future Research in Samba 4.0

    9. What Can Samba Do?

    10. An Overview of the Samba Distribution

    11. How Can I Get Samba?

  2. Chapter 2 Installing Samba on a Unix System

    1. Binary Packages

    2. Compiling from Source

    3. Compiling and Installing Samba

    4. Enabling the Samba Web Administration Tool (SWAT)

    5. A Basic Samba Configuration File

    6. Firewall Configuration

    7. Starting the Samba Daemons

  3. Chapter 3 Configuring Windows Clients

    1. Windows Networking Concepts

    2. Windows Setup

  4. Chapter 4 The Samba Configuration File

    1. Basic Syntax and Rules

    2. Special Sections

    3. Configuration File Options

    4. Basic Server Configuration

    5. Disk Share Configuration

    6. Networking Options with Samba

    7. Virtual Servers

    8. Logging Configuration Options

  5. Chapter 5 Accounts, Authentication, and Authorization

    1. Security Modes

    2. User Management

    3. Group Mapping

    4. User Privilege Management

    5. Controlling Authorization for File Shares

  6. Chapter 6 Advanced Disk Shares

    1. Special Share Names

    2. Filesystem Differences

    3. Access Control Lists

    4. Microsoft Distributed File Systems

    5. Virtual File Systems

    6. Executing Server Scripts

  7. Chapter 7 Printing

    1. Print Shares

    2. A Usable Print Share

    3. Samba and CUPS

    4. The [printers] Service

    5. Enabling SMB Printer Sharing in OS X

    6. Creating a PDF Printer

    7. Managing Windows Print Drivers

    8. Printers and Security

    9. Disabling Point and Print

    10. Printing, Queue Lists, and tdb Files

    11. Printing to Windows Printers

    12. Printing Parameters

  8. Chapter 8 Name Resolution and Network Browsing

    1. Name Resolution

    2. Network Browsing

  9. Chapter 9 Domain Controllers

    1. Samba Domains: NT 4.0 or Active Directory?

    2. Configuring a Samba PDC

    3. Configuring a Samba BDC

    4. passdb Recommendations

    5. Migrating an NT 4.0 Domain to Samba

    6. Domain Trusts

    7. Remote Server Management

  10. Chapter 10 Domain Member Servers

    1. Joining a Domain

    2. Domain and ADS Security Modes

    3. Matching Domain Users to Local Accounts

    4. Winbind

    5. Additional Winbind Features

  11. Chapter 11 Unix Clients

    1. The Linux CIFS Filesystem

    2. FreeBSD's smbfs

    3. Mac OS X

    4. smbclient

    5. Remote Administration with net

  12. Chapter 12 Troubleshooting Samba

    1. The Tool Box

    2. Samba Logs

    3. Unix Utilities

    4. The Fault Tree

    5. Troubleshooting Browsing

    6. Troubleshooting Name Services

    7. Troubleshooting Network Addresses

    8. Troubleshooting NetBIOS Names

    9. Extra Resources

  1. Appendix A Summary of Samba Daemons and Commands

    1. SMB URI Syntax

    2. Samba Daemons

    3. Samba Client Programs

  2. Appendix B Downloading Samba with Subversion

  3. Appendix C Configure Options

    1. Install Directory and Library Options

    2. Developer Options

    3. Authentication Options

    4. File Serving Features

    5. Printing Options

    6. Clients and Libraries

  4. Colophon