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Official Samba-3 HOWTO and Reference Guide, The by Jelmer R. Vernooij, John H. Terpstra

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Appendix A. Manual Pages

This appendix contains most of the manual pages from the official Samba distribution. All manual pages have been written by members of the Samba Team[1].

smb.conf

Synopsis

The smb.conf file is a configuration file for the Samba suite. smb.conf contains runtime configuration information for the Samba programs. The smb.conf file is designed to be configured and administered by the swat(8) program. The complete description of the file format and possible parameters held within are here for reference purposes.

File Format

The file consists of sections and parameters. A section begins with the name of the section in square brackets and continues until the next section begins. Sections contain parameters of the form

name = value ...

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