Published November 13, 2000
by Sybex .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||628|
Linux Servers Paul Cobbaut Publication date CEST Abstract This book is meant to be used in an instructor-led training. For self-study, the intent is to read this book next to a working Linux computer so you can immediately do every subject, practicing each command. This is by far the best book I have read covering Samba. The beauty of this book is that it covers the topic from a Linux Admin's point of view, but explains the Windows networking and client setup -- including how to do logon scripts, etc. It also explains how to set up a Domain Server using Samba/5. Linux Samba Server Administration by Rod Smith, ISBN , published by Sybex, in November Language: English. Special Edition, Using Samba by Richard Sharpe, Tim Potter and Jim Morris, ISBN , published by Que Education and Training, in July NFS can be thought of as the Unix alternative to SMB. If I where you I would use Samba to share files from the Linux server to the Windows computers and NFS to share files from the Linux server to Linux workstations. You can share the same directories over samba and nfs so that the same files are available to Linux and Windows computers.
Linux Samba server administration. [Roderick W Smith] Providing answers to various Samba questions, this book teaches various the standard and advanced Samba techniques needed to make Linux and UNIX machines operate seamlessly as part of your Windows. Authoritative Answers to All Your Samba QuestionsLinux Samba Server Administration is the most complete, most advanced guide to Samba you’ll find anywhere. Written by a leading Linux expert, this book teaches you, step-by-step, all the standard and advanced Samba techniques you'll need to make Linux and UNIX machines operate seamlessly as. The Craig Hunt Linux Library provides in-depth, advanced coverage of the key topics for Linux administrators. Topics include Samba, Network Servers, DNS Server Administration, Apache, Security, and Sendmail. Each book in the series is either written by or meticulously reviewed by Craig Hunt to ensure the highest quality and most complete coverage for networking professionals working Author: Vicki Stanfield. Vicki Stanfield, RHCE, has worked with Linux since and Unix since She has administered many varieties of Unix, VMS, as well as Slackware and Red Hat Linux. Roderick W. Smith is a Linux networking expert and author of several books, including Linux Samba Server Administration and the Linux+ Study Guide, both from Sybex. Craig Hunt is a Linux expert who lectures regularly at .
Samba refers to a file- and printer-sharing program that allows Linux to mimic a Windows file and print server so that Windows computers can use shared Linux directories and printers. If you want to use Linux as a file or print server in a Windows network, you’ll need to know how to dance the Samba. Samba is an open-source software suite that runs on Unix/Linux based platforms but is able to communicate with Windows clients like a native application. So Samba is able to provide this service by employing the Common Internet File System (CIFS). At the heart of this CIFS is the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. As a network administrator, if you didn’t install Samba when you installed Linux, you can install it on your network after the fact. Here are the steps: Click Activities, Applications, and then Add/Remove Software. This summons the Add/Remove Software program. Type Samba in the search text box and click Find. A list of Samba packages [ ]. Linux Samba Server Administration My Linux Samba Server Administration, part of Sybex's Craig Hunt Linux Library, is marketed as a book on Samba for Linux. Most of the book is applicable to Samba running on other platforms, but when appropriate, the book emphasizes the Linux options, such as smbmount vs. smbwrapper and common Linux binary packages.