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Slashdot: Review -- Samba: Integrating UNIX and Windows by John D. Blair

May 30, 1999, 11:08 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kurt DeMaagd)

"... this is a book primarily for UNIX systems administrators. Since it devotes a large amount of space to configuration parameters and explanation, it is definitely not a book to sit down and read on a lazy Sunday afternoon. If you are an administrator attempting to set up Samba, this is the book for you."

"For everyone who doesn't like to pay for information that is already freely distributed, all of the contents are accessable in the Samba man pages..."

"The chapter detailing the SMB and NetBIOS protocols is an interesting and valuable addition to the book. In a text that devotes a majority of its space to installation and configuration, it provides an interesting insight into the underlying workings..."

"If you need to configure a Samba server, this book is a valuable resource."

Complete review.