Samba Configuration Options for small 2-3 person office?

W. D. WD at
Sun Sep 19 12:04:25 PDT 2004

At 08:11 9/19/2004, Matthew Seaman wrote:
>Re Samba Configuration Options.ems<file://D:\Programs\Eudora\attach\Re Samba Configuration Options.ems <0880.0002>> 
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>On Sun, Sep 19, 2004 at 02:28:22AM -0500, W. D. wrote:
>> After 'make install', this appears:
>> lqqqqqqqq samba configuration options qqqqqqqqqk
>> x                                              x
>> x Please select desired options:               x
>> x lqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqk x
>> x x [ ] syslog   With syslog support         x x
>> x x [ ] ssl      With ssl support            x x
>> x x [ ] ldap     With LDAP2 support          x x
>> x x [ ] nocups   Without CUPS                x x
>> x x [ ] acl      With ACL support            x x
>> x x [ ] utmp     With UTMP support           x x
>> x x [ ] msdfs    With MSDFS support          x x
>> x x [ ] quota    With Quota support          x x
>> x x [ ] recycle  With Recycle Bin            x x
>> x x [ ] audit    With Audit                  x x
>> x x [ ] winbind  With Winbind                x x
>> x x [ ] wbauth   With Winbind Auth Challenge x x
>> x mqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqj x
>> tqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqu
>> x            [  OK  ]       Cancel             x
>> mqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqqj
>> Which should be checked?
>The answer to that depends very much on your environment and what you
>are trying to do with Samba.
>However, the rules of thumb are:  
>    * If you don't know what an option does leave it on the default setting.
>    * Don't turn on anything unless you actually need that functionality.
>All of those options switch on or off corresponding optional parts of
>the Samba suite -- refer to the documentation supplied with the Samba
>sources and on the website to find out what they
>all do and to if you need them.  Be prepared to iterate through
>re-building the port a few times until you get the settings right --
>use the command 'make configure' to change the settings, as you won't
>automatically get that pop-up again once you've been through it once.
>        Cheers,
>        Matthew

OK, I'm gonna leave them all blank. ;^)

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