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Old 03-02-2008, 11:20 PM   #1
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samba installation with centos 5

I installed centos 5 and I could see /etc/samba/smb.conf and testparm but I could not find smbd file. Besides, when I tried
/sbin/service smb start
it says: smb service not available.
Do you know what might be wrong? Does Centos 5 has complete samba package with it?
Old 03-02-2008, 11:50 PM   #2
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It does, but is it installed? Try

yum list installed smbd (or could be smb or samba)

if not there,

yum list available smb smbd samba (sorry, but I really can't recall the package name)


yum install whichever_package_from_last_command (ie samba, smb, smbd)
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yum install samba
Old 03-06-2008, 08:52 PM   #4
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Hi, All,
Thanks a lot. It works.


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