Installing and Configuring Samba

Samba is available in the ports at /usr/ports/net/samba3 (or samba for the unsupported legacy version that lacks some of the newer Windows interoperability features) or in the packages. Refer to Chapter 16, “Installing Additional Software,” for details on how to install a package or port.

After you have installed the Samba package, a variety of new items will be installed, including daemon executables (in /usr/local/sbin), administrative tools (in /usr/local/bin), documentation and examples (in /usr/local/share), and configuration files that go into /usr/local/etc. Some of the possible config files don’t exist in the default installation; you have to create them from scratch if you want to take advantage of their ...

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