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Old 05-29-2002, 01:40 PM   #1
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RE: Samba question pls help {Newbie question}

When trying to start samba I use the command smbclient -U% -L localhost, then I get connection failed. What am I doing wrong?
I'm using Redhat 7.2. When installing Redhat, I must have installed samba. Also, how do I uninstall samba, so I can re-install it again? Pls help.

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OK, what your trying to do is start the Samba daemon so it listens for connections right? If that is so all you have to do on your RedHat box is type this (as root):

service smb start

Don't forget you should probably right a good config file first. The config file is /etc/samba/smb.conf

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I got samba running, But can I get some heads up on how to write a Config file?

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And The name of the Client. I guess I have to set all this up with static IP address because its a first install untill I get proxy installed yes?
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What do you need a proxy for?! For info on config files, check out the man page for smb.conf here.


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