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Samba Configuration with Webmin

Apr 21, 2010, 23:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack Wallen)

"You may have read my recent article "Easy Samba Setup," which illustrated just how easy it can be to set up the Samba file and print server. Yes, that task can be easy, but the method I outlined does require you to take advantage of the command line. There are a lot of users who shy away from the command line as if it were the plague. For those users there are options. One of those options is the Samba tool from the Gadmin suite of tools.

"The Webmin administration tool is a very powerful suite of web-based admin tools (for the Linux operating system) that have been around for some time. Webmin includes numerous modules covering nearly every aspect of Linux administration. Such tools include:

* DHCPD
* Bind
* Apache
* CVS
* Procmail
* SSH
* Samba
* and hundreds of others.

"In this article I will show you how to install Webmin and use it to configure your Samba server."

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