Chapter 31. Software -Server/File Sharing-Network

Table of Contents

1. Linux Samba Server
2. Configure Samba
3. Compile and optimize
4. Configurations
5. Configuration of the /etc/smb.conf file
6. Configure the /etc/lmhosts file
6.1. Configure the /etc/pam.d/samba file
7. Encrypted Samba password file for clients
8. Optimizing Samba
8.1. Tuning the buffer cache
9. Tuning the buffermem
10. Further documentation
11. Samba Administrative Tools
11.1. Samba Users Tools
12. The /etc/rc.d/init.d/smb script file
12.1. Securing Samba
13. Installed files

Enterprise-level organizations often use different operating systems for handling many kind of jobs and have the need to keep them in a networked environment for files sharing and printers. Employees may work on workstations like Linux, Microsoft Windows 95/98/NT, OS/2 or Novel and still need to access the server in their daily work. A Linux server with Samba support can be used for these activities.