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Old 03-22-2006, 07:55 PM   #1
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running samba at boot

i installed samba in the fedora core 3 install and once i figure out how to get it load at boot I'll be golden

please be explicit im one of those effin' nubes
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You need to configure it first. One of the easier ways to do that is to install Swat. Swat is a gui that will help you create a working configuration file. This is no simple task. Best thing I can do is suggest you have a look at or here

Samba is very flexible and can do a lot of things. So, do some reading, have a look at some examples, and go from there.
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To have it startup at boot run this command as root. ' chkconfig --level 345 smb on '
This will start smb daemon in runlevels 3,4,5. Once the /etc/samba/smb.conf is configured to start it run the command as root. ' service smb start '

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the shares i set up work when i run it from bash but i just needed to know how to run it at startup, thanks for the info brian. do you know if that command works in other distros(eg debian) as well?


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