Using Samba

Errata for Using Samba

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page xiii-xiv
The following text was added to the preface

"We have tested and verified the information in this book to the best of our ability, but you may find that features have changed (or even that we have made mistakes!). Please let us know about any errors you find, as well as your suggestions for future editions, by writing to: O'Reilly & Associates, Inc. 101 Morris Street Sebastopol, CA 95472 1-800-998-9938 (in the U.S. or Canada) 1-707-829-0515 (international/local) 1-707-829-0104 (FAX) You can also send us messages electronically. To be put on the mailing list or request a catalog, send email to: info@oreilly.com To ask technical questions or comment on the book, send email to: bookquestions@oreilly.com We have a web site for the book, where we'll list examples, errata, and any plans for future editions. You can access this page at: http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9781565924499/ For more information about this book and others, see the O'Reilly web site: http://www.oreilly.com

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 6
In the first paragraph:

"back slashes" was changed to "backslashes"

Anonymous    May 01, 2000
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Page 13

The last paragraph used to read: "You can find out the node type of any Windows machine by typing the command ipconfig /all..." This paragraph and the example that followed were removed and replaced with: "You can find out the node type of a Windows 95/98 machine with the "More Info" button of the winipcfg command. On Windows NT, type ipconfig /all and search for line that says Node Type."

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 20
In the second paragraph

3.5 was replaced by 3.1.

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 27
2nd paragraph (under smbd)

The line reads: "smdb handles all notifications between the Samba server and the network clients." "smdb" should be changed to "smbd".

Anonymous  Jul 25, 2011 
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Page 42
In the owl note

"smbpassword -a steve" was changed to: "smbpasswd -a steve"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
Printed
Page 62 & 73
In the turkey note on each page:

"encrypt password=yes" was changed to: "encrypt passwords=yes"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 71
Under the "Hosts files" section, the sentence

"The Windows host file should appear in the WINDOWSHOSTS directory of whatever local drive Windows is installed on." was changed to: "If Windows NT is installed in the directory C:WINNT, the host file is C:WINNTSystem32driversetcHOSTS."

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 77
In the second sentence of the second paragraph

"Wndows NT" was changed to "Windows NT"

Anonymous    May 01, 2000
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Page 89
In the first paragraph

"in the context of the [pub] share" was removed.

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 111
In Table 4.7, the "Function" column, "Max Log Size" row

".bak" was changed to: ".old"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 112
The semicolon in front of "debug timestamp or timestamp logs"

was removed.

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 120
In the first bullet of the section "Multiple subnets",

the parenthesized sentence: "(If you have a domain master browser in a subnet, a local master browser is not needed.)" was removed.

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 123
The last line used to read:

"//server/accounting" It now reads: "\serveraccounting"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 141
In the owl note:

"force create mask" was changed to: "force create mode"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 143
In Table 5-6, the File Naming Rules for both Windows 95/98

and Windows NT were changed to: "255 characters; case insensitive but case preserving"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 144

At the bottom of this page, the example that read: [global] include = /ucsr/local/9781565924499/lib/smb.conf.%m now reads: include = /usr/local/9781565924499/lib/smb.conf.%a

Anonymous    May 01, 2000
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Page 178
Last sentence of the first paragraph now starts with "If", not "Is".

Anonymous    May 01, 2000
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Page 197
In the section entitled "logon drive":

"logon home" was changed to: "logon drive"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 229
In the third paragraph

"the system password file" was changed to: "the system hosts file"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 231
In the examples in sections "Time Synchronization" and "Time

Server": "time service = yes" was changed to: "time server = yes"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 237

The text used to read: "This tool is provided with Windows 95 OSR2 and comes standard with Windows 98" It now reads: "This tool comes standard with Windows for Workgroups and Windows 95/98"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 237
The sentence starting was:

"With Windows NT..." to: was changed to: "With Windows NT, the messenger service lets you receive messages without starting such a tool..."

Anonymous    May 01, 2000
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Page 244
The last line of the "panic action" example was changed to

* 'xedit <<: "Samba has shutdown unexpectedly" ; :'

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 261

The text used to read: "TCP/IP Network Administration protocol stack" It now reads: "TCP/IP protocol stack"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 292
In the list of mailing lists at the bottom, change

9781565924499-bugs@samba.org to: 9781565924499@samba.org

Anonymous   
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Page 293
The following item was added after the 9781565924499@samba.org

item: "http://kt.linuxcare.com/KC/9781565924499/ This is an edited commentary on the Samba development lists, much like the Linux "Kernel Traffic" site. Reading this site is an easy way to keep current with Samba changes."

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 313
In the last paragraph before heading, after the sentence

"Andrew Tridgell released..." another sentence was added: "You can learn about these benchmarks at ftp://9781565924499.org/pub/tridge/dbench/README."

Anonymous    May 01, 2000
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Page 316
broken links

http://www.stanford.edu/~llurch/win95netbugs/faq.html

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 316
The final sentence in the Owl note:

"To understand this..." was removed.

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 321
In the sentence:

"A 100 Mb/s Fast Ethernet will bottleneck below 65,000KB/s with the same packet size", the value "65,000" was changed to: "6,500"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 324
In the last paragraph:

"MB/s" was changed to: "KB/s"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 324
In Table B.5, in the "Add 3 more Ethernets" row, "CPU

Throughput" column: "16000" was changed to: "6000"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 325
"How Many Clients can Samba Handle" was changed to

"How Many Clients Can Samba Handle"

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 325
(36 clientsx2.3 transfers/secondx12k file 1 MB/s) was

changed to: (36 clientsx2.3 transfers/secondx12k file=1 MB/s)

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000
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Page 378
The following sentence was added to the end of the first

paragraph: "The Samba team describes various ways to access its CVS site at http://cvs.9781565924499.org/cvs.html."

Anonymous    Feb 01, 2000