Samba Configuration Options for small 2-3 person office?
WD at US-Webmasters.com
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
>> x [ OK ] Cancel x
>> 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 http://www.samba.org/ 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.
OK, I'm gonna leave them all blank. ;^)
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