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Monday, January 4, 2016

Configuring Samba as a Standalone Server (Part 3)

Main Configuration
You can configure samba to use in different field, such as
ü  Samba can be configured to use as a stand-alone computer in a windows workgroup.
ü  Samba can act as a member server of Windows Network.
ü  Can act as domain controller for both windows & Linux environment.

In this term you will show that how to configure samba to use as a Stand-alone Server. But keep in mind that you cannot configure samba to use all of that at the same time in a same machine. But can configure virtual samba server to use more than one samba server, that will described next tutorial.

Configuring Samba as a Standalone Server:
            A stand-alone computer can be a workgroup server or a member of a workgroup environment. A stand-alone server is not a domain controller and does not participate in a domain in any way. 
Step-1: To configure Samba as a Stand-alone server on windows platform, then edit the smb.conf file as like below.

[[email protected] ~]# vi /etc/samba/smb.conf

#======================= Global Settings =========================

# ----------------------- Network Related Options -------------------------

     workgroup = ALPHABD
     server string = Stand-alone Server
     netbios name = srv1
     hosts allow = 127. 210.207.201.

# --------------------------- Logging Options -----------------------------

     log file = /var/log/samba/%m.log
     max log size = 1000

# -------------------- Standalone Server Options -------------

     security = user
     passdb backend = tdbsam
encrypt password = yes

#----------------------------- Name Resolution -------------------------------

     wins support = yes

#========================== Share Definitions ======================

;    [homes]
;    comment = Home Directories
;    browseable = yes
;    writable = yes
;    valid users = %S
;    valid users = ALPHABD\%S

     comment = All Resources for ALPHABD
     browseable = yes  //shares will appear or not in My Network Places.
     path = /opt/Resources
     public = no
     writable = no
     printable = no
     guest ok = no
     read only = yes
     fource group = samba-users
     fource user = Administrator root
     write list = +samba-users
     valid users = samba-users

# Use this lines if you want members of that group but not others to be able to read or write files and folder in this share.

     create mask = 0770
     force create mode = 0660
     directory mask = 0770
force directory mode = 0770

     comment = Anonymous user Accessible Directory
     path = /opt/Public
     public = yes
     writable = yes
     printable = no
     write list = +anonymous
     Guest only = no
     Guest ok = yes
     Guest account = guest nobody
     no password = yes
     valid users = anonymous-users

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