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Old 06-27-2003, 11:04 PM   #1
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Question Easiest way to get to RH 9 SMB.CONF File?

Hi all,
I downloaded the new RH 9 and I am close to getting thng peerfect in it but I need to make some modification to the SMB.CONF file.
It easy enough to get it to see the XP computer but I need to change the workgroup name from Local to SAMS.

I looked for an hour last night just could find it the same way you could in SuSe.

They have made vast improvements in RH 9.

Old 06-28-2003, 11:45 AM   #2
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Just add this to smb.conf (remove any existing workgroup entries):
workgroup = SAMS
Old 06-28-2003, 09:28 PM   #3
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THanks David but how do find the file to EDIT it??
In Suse it a quick browse section to find it under Samba. In RH I don't find that feature- so Ineed to know how to oopen it in an editor like Kwrite or simular--

Old 06-28-2003, 10:09 PM   #4
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/etc/samba/smb.conf is the file. You could find it with:

# locate smb.conf
Old 06-29-2003, 06:37 AM   #5
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try this:


if you haven't installed it yet, its inyour RHL 9 installation disks.


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