Exploring Samba and Active Directory integration options

Samba can help Microsoft Active Directory (AD) and Linux servers, which work side by side in many data centers, play well together. Find out about new and tried-and-true ways to use Samba to tame AD.

Interoperability is essential in enterprise IT, and Samba makes it happen. Samba is a free open source SMB/CIFS file and print server that runs on many platforms. So, this Samba Learning Guide can be a boon, whether you work in Linux, Unix or Windows worlds.

  CONTENTS:
   Samba basics
   Samba 4.0
   Installation & configuration
   Security
   Administration
   Migration

 


  Samba basics
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  Samba 4.0
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  Installation & configuration
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  Security
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  • Samba Security Modes
    A discussion of the security levels and the two types of security modes for Samba, share-level and user-level.
  • Samba Security releases
    Get the latest security releases for Samba from the Samba team. For complete information, follow the link to full release notes for each release.
  • Samba Security forum
    Ideas on how to improve security and security configuration suggestions at the Samba Wiki.


 


  Administration
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  Migration
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This was first published in October 2007

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