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Old 07-22-2003, 02:11 PM   #1
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Unhappy smb.conf example

Hi !

I install RH8, i want share it with 20 W9x/xp/2k machines, i am newbie plz help me ... i need a smb.conf example for simple sharing files .. no printer only read/write data...without user and password... or where i can find any info...


Old 07-22-2003, 03:06 PM   #2
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This is a pretty good page to get you started
Old 07-23-2003, 02:42 AM   #3
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or get the redhat-config-samba package for RHL 9 (works fine on RHL 8).
Old 07-23-2003, 03:21 AM   #4
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Hi Kid,

use this in smb.conf

comment = Krishna's share
path = /var/www/html/mail (Your path)
public = yes
writable = no
browsable = yes
create mask = 0765

Add any unix user and then create a samba account

smbadduser unixuser:unixuser
smbpasswd unixuser

and then try to connect!

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why cant u try webmin
Old 07-23-2003, 05:10 AM   #6
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Originally posted by sanw2k
why cant u try webmin
oh yeah... webmin. forgot about that.
Old 10-09-2010, 12:06 AM   #7
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How to share linux dir to windows clint pls explain with example
Old 10-09-2010, 02:04 AM   #8
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For sharing folder
path = /home/samba/profiles
read only = No
create mask = 0600
directory mask = 0700

Also set the password.

# /usr/bin/smbpasswd -a root password

Please also refer this link.,_and_Samba


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