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Ubuntu 9.10 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

Jan 13, 2010, 00:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Falko Timme)

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"This tutorial explains the installation of a Samba fileserver on Ubuntu 9.10 and how to configure it to share files over the SMB protocol as well as how to add users. Samba is configured as a standalone server, not as a domain controller. In the resulting setup, every user has his own home directory accessible via the SMB protocol and all users have a shared directory with read-/write access.

"1 Preliminary Note
I'm using an Ubuntu 9.10 system here with the hostname server1.example.com and the IP address I'm running all the steps in this tutorial with root privileges, so make sure you're logged in as root:

sudo su"

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