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Old 02-08-2013, 09:55 AM   #1
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Question Ancient samba config still optimal?

I've got a truely ancient samba config for a shared drive in a small office.. is it still the optimal config? It certainly works!

workgroup = work
netbios name = MAILER
server string = Server
interfaces =
guest account = user
passwd program = /usr/bin/passwd %u
passwd chat = *New*UNIX*password* %n\n *ReType*new*UNIX*password* %n\n *
username map = /etc/samba/smbusers
unix password sync = Yes
log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
max log size = 0
smb ports = 139
socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
printcap name = /etc/printcap
domain logons = Yes
os level = 33
domain master = Yes
dns proxy = No
wins support = Yes
preload = public
guest ok = yes
printing = lprng
print command = lpr -r -P'%p' %s
lpq command = lpq -P'%p'
lprm command = lprm -P'%p' %j
lppause command = lpc hold '%p' %j
lpresume command = lpc release '%p' %j
queuepause command = lpc stop '%p'
queueresume command = lpc start '%p'
; security = user
; encrypt passwords = yes

comment = Home Directories
writeable = yes
; guest ok = No
browseable = No

comment = Public Files
path = /home/public
force user = user
force group = users
writeable = yes
create mask = 0775
Old 02-08-2013, 07:59 PM   #2
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I'm still using the same basic smb.conf file (with small variations from machine to machine) that I came up with six years ago, with the help of Samba by Example.

I don't have Samba 4 installed yet, so I don't know if whether the version change will affect it.



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