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Saturday, 31 May 2008

Ubuntu configuring samba

Installing Samba on my new server
$sudo apt-get update
$sudo apt-get install samba

Backup configuration
$sudo cp /etc/samba/smb.conf /etc/samba/

Now configure
$vim /etc/samba/smb.conf

my setup
[edited 01/11/09]
My Example Config can be found here
[edit over]

Dont forget to create a samba user (relies on a standard user with that name present) then set the samba password.
$sudo smbpasswd -a username

Final step restart Samba
$sudo /etc/init.d/samba restart

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