Using Samba

Errata for Using Samba

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date submitted Date corrected
Online version, Chapter 1, Section 1.1

The following sentence needs the word 'as' between 'referred to' and 'a WINS server'. Also, the word participates is misspelled.

This daemon handles Samba's NetBIOS name registration, implements a Microsoft-compatible NetBIOS Name Server (NBNS) service, also referred to a WINS server, and partcipates in browsing elections.

Corey Becker  Aug 23, 2011  May 15, 2015
Chapter 1, Section 1.2.1. Sharing Files, near bottom of section

The following sentence should use the word 'drive' instead of 'driver':

The following command connects the P: driver letter to the documents share on RAIN:

Corey Becker  Aug 23, 2011  May 15, 2015
Page 294
title is 'idmap backed = ldap'. That should be:'idmap backend = ldap'. The same is with the following two titles on p. 295 and 296. it is 'backed' instead of 'backend'

Anonymous    May 15, 2015