Re: samba's /etc/samba/cmb.conf -- empty?
There's a pretty good walk-thru ("newbieized help file") on configuring Samba at:
Give it a try.
* w trillich <firstname.lastname@example.org> [27-04-2000 06:12 AM -0500]
> i did the religious
> apt-get install samba
> and then
> apt-get install smbclient # just for testing
> (even tho i'd done a full apt-get dist-upgrade, i still
> apt-get install things left and right that weren't selected..)
> and it complains about not being able to read /etc/samba/smb.conf
> and i can see why:
> there is none.
> i create a blank one via
> touch /etc/samba/smb.conf
> so at least 'testparm' doesn't choke, and 'smbclient' gets past
> the initial retch, on to whining about missing codepage 180 or so.
> with a bit-o-editing, smb.conf is now
> path = /home/%S # redundant but harmless
> writeable = true
> but i gotta set the bios name and this and that and yada yada.
> so, wise folk, please direct me to a utility that creates
> such a monster (the smb.conf manpage is only 9000+ lines
> long, and i'd like to get SOME sleep this week)...
> its name is probably something sensible, like gribnif
> or thipnoodler. (sambaconfig, while predictably-named,
> is surprisingly predictable at creating a three-line
> /etc/samba/debian_config instead of the thousands of
> lines that'll wind up in smb.conf.) and so i ask you
> knowledgable folk who've been down this path to shed
> a bit of light for me.
> if there's no create-a-'smb.conf'-utility, perhaps there
> are samples out there to start from?