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.
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.
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 ...