Chapter 15The Samba File Server

CERTIFICATION OBJECTIVES

15.01      Samba Services

15.02      Samba as a Client

15.03      Samba Troubleshooting

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Samba is the Linux implementation of the networking protocols used to connect Microsoft operating systems. In a network of Microsoft Windows computers, file sharing is based on the Common Internet File System (CIFS), which was developed from the Server Message Block (SMB) protocol. Samba was developed as a freely available SMB server for all Unix-related operating systems, including Linux, and has been upgraded to support CIFS.

Samba interacts with CIFS ...

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