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Using Samba
By Gerald Carter

Using Samba

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Using Samba by Gerald Carter

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This book is the comprehensive guide to Samba administration, officially adopted by the Samba Team. Wondering how to integrate Samba's authentication with that of a Windows domain? How to get Samba to serve Microsoft Dfs shares? How to share files on Mac OS X? These and a dozen other issues of interest to system administrators are covered. A whole chapter is dedicated to troubleshooting! The range of this book knows few bounds. "Using Samba" takes you from basic installation and configuration - on both the client and server side, for a wide range of systems - to subtle details of security, cross-platform compatibility, and resource discovery that make the difference between whether users see the folder they expect or a cryptic error message. The current edition covers such advanced 3.x features as: integration with Active Directory and Open LDAP; migrating from Windows NT 4.0 domains to Samba; delegating administrative tasks to non-root users; central printer management; and, advanced file serving features, such as making use of Virtual File System (VFS) plugins. Samba is a cross-platform triumph: robust, flexible and fast, it turns a Unix or Linux system into a file and print server for Microsoft Windows network clients. This book will help you make your file and print sharing as powerful and efficient as possible. The authors delve into the internals of the Windows activities and protocols to an unprecedented degree, explaining the strengths and weaknesses of each feature in Windows domains and in Samba itself. Whether you're playing on your personal computer or an enterprise network, on one note or a full three-octave range, "Using Samba" will give you an efficient and secure server.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780596007690
ISBN-10: 0596007698
Format: Paperback
(232mm x 178mm x 28mm)
Pages: 600
Imprint: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Publish Date: 30-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Gerald Carter

Gerald (Jerry) Carter received his Masters degree in Computer Science from Auburn University, where he continues to pursue his PhD. He has been a member of the SAMBA development Team since 1998 and his involvement with UNIX systems and network administration of UNIX began in 1995. Jerry currently works for HP, working on embedded printing appliances. He has published articles with various web-based magazines and teaches instructional courses as a consultant for several companies and conferences. Gerald has also written books for SAMS Publishing. His web site is

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