What follows is intended to be a Practical Guide to Samba Administration using a variety of methods and tools commonly available on most Unixes. You, the reader, will be guided through a simple introduction to Samba, Primer on the technology behind Samba, and 'How To Guide' for various methods for setting up Samba in common real world configurations. In short, this is intended as a handy reference for Samba Administrators of all skill levels.

Feel free to dive right in and learn. If you are experienced with Samba, contributions are welcome, as are discussions on how best to improve this book.

Samba Table of Contents

Installation Methods

Basic Workgroup Configuration

Domain Controller Configuration

Samba and Printing