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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 a SMB/CIFS Network

    4. Microsoft Implementations

    5. An Overview of the Samba Distribution

    6. How Can I Get Samba?

    7. What’s New in Samba 2.0?

    8. And That’s Not All...

  2. Chapter 2 Installing Samba on a Unix System

    1. Downloading the Samba Distribution

    2. Configuring Samba

    3. Compiling and Installing Samba

    4. A Basic Samba Configuration File

    5. Starting the Samba Daemons

    6. Testing the Samba Daemons

  3. Chapter 3 Configuring Windows Clients

    1. Setting Up Windows 95/98 Computers

    2. Setting Up Windows NT 4.0 Computers

    3. An Introduction to SMB/CIFS

  4. Chapter 4 Disk Shares

    1. Learning the Samba Configuration File

    2. Special Sections

    3. Configuration File Options

    4. Server Configuration

    5. Disk Share Configuration

    6. Networking Options with Samba

    7. Virtual Servers

    8. Logging Configuration Options

  5. Chapter 5 Browsing and Advanced Disk Shares

    1. Browsing

    2. Filesystem Differences

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

    4. Name Mangling and Case

    5. Locks and Oplocks

  6. Chapter 6 Users, Security, and Domains

    1. Users and Groups

    2. Controlling Access to Shares

    3. Authentication Security

    4. Passwords

    5. Windows Domains

    6. Logon Scripts

  7. Chapter 7 Printing and Name Resolution

    1. Sending Print Jobs to Samba

    2. Printing to Windows Client Printers

    3. Name Resolution with Samba

  8. Chapter 8 Additional Samba Information

    1. Supporting Programmers

    2. Magic Scripts

    3. Internationalization

    4. WinPopup Messages

    5. Recently Added Options

    6. Miscellaneous Options

    7. Backups with smbtar

  9. Chapter 9 Troubleshooting Samba

    1. The Tool Bag

    2. The Fault Tree

    3. Extra Resources

  1. Appendix Configuring Samba with SSL

    1. About Certificates

    2. Requirements

    3. Installing SSLeay

    4. Setting Up SSL Proxy

    5. SSL Configuration Options

  2. Appendix Samba Performance Tuning

    1. A Simple Benchmark

    2. Samba Tuning

    3. Sizing Samba Servers

  3. Appendix Samba Configuration Option Quick Reference

    1. Configuration Options

    2. Glossary of Configuration Values

    3. Configuration File Variables

  4. Appendix Summary of Samba Daemons and Commands

    1. Samba Distribution Programs

  5. Appendix Downloading Samba with CVS

  6. Appendix Sample Configuration File

  7. Colophon