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SearchOpenSource: RHEL4 and Windows Integration Using Samba-3

Jan 17, 2006, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ken Milberg)


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[ Thanks to Jane Walker for this link. ]

"If you need to run Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (RHEL4) along with a Windows client in an IT environment, then check out Samba. That's what I do in this tip, so follow me as I set up Samba-3 on a Linux RHEL4 Server, using Red Hat Linux as a file server, so that Windows-on-Intel clients can access file and print services in much same way that they would use Wintel servers.

"Samba integrates Linux with Windows clients using the SMB Protocol. Samba can give you the ability to run NetBIOS over TCP/IP, WINS client/servers support, user authentication and file and print sharing. Samba can do so many things, and also runs on Unix, IBM System 390, OpenVMS and many other operating systems. Basically, Samba uses the TCP/IP protocol that is on the host machine..."

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