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By Gerald Carter, Jay Ts, Robert Eckstein

This publication is the great consultant to Samba management, formally followed by way of the Samba group. puzzling over the best way to combine Samba's authentication with that of a home windows area? the right way to get Samba to serve Microsoft Dfs stocks? the way to percentage documents on Mac Os X? those and a dozen different problems with curiosity to process directors are lined. an entire bankruptcy is devoted to troubleshooting!

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Localstatedir} --with-fhs Use a listing constitution under ${prefix} that clings to the Linux Filesystem Hierarchy regular. this is one instance of a potential listing structure while construction Samba from scratch: $ . /configure --prefix=/opt/samba \ --localstatedir=/var/lib/samba \ --with-piddir=/var/run \ --with-logfilebase=/var/log/samba \ --with-privatedir=/etc/samba/private \ --with-configdir=/etc/samba \ --with-lockdir=/var/lib/samba 38 | bankruptcy 2: fitting Samba on a Unix method This format leads to the next set of directories after fitting the binaries and documents made from the compilation strategy: /opt/samba the bottom set up listing for Samba consumer and server binaries, manpages and different documentation, libraries and header documents /etc/samba Samba configuration records /etc/samba/private consumer bills and different security-sensitive info /var/log/samba Logfiles created by way of Samba daemons /var/lib/samba Samba’s repository of Trivial Database (tdb) records used to keep up configuration and country details, akin to open dossier locks held by way of consumers and printer attributes /var/run Pid records created via smbd, nmbd, and winbindd this kind of deploy makes it effortless to proportion a construct through NFS whereas storing the neighborhood configuration details on a neighborhood filesystem. be at liberty so as to add on any extra function flags (e. g. , --with-acl-support) that you simply imagine will be priceless. Samba tdb documents should always live on a filesystem that gives locking and a coherent mmap( ) implementation. for many structures, this rule means that you want to use a neighborhood local filesystem. here's a pattern execution of the configure script, which creates a Samba three. zero. 22 makefile for the Linux platform: $ cd samba-3. zero. 22/source/ $ . /configure --prefix=/usr/samba --with-smbmount \ --with-syslog 2>&1 | extra SAMBA model: three. zero. 22 checking for gcc... gcc checking for C compiler default output dossier name... a. out checking no matter if the C compiler works... sure checking no matter if we're move compiling... no checking for suffix of executables... checking for suffix of item files... o checking no matter if we're utilizing the GNU C compiler... certain checking even if gcc accepts -g... definite ... (content omitted)... utilizing libraries: LIBS = -lcrypt -lresolv -lnsl -ldl KRB5_LIBS = -lgssapi_krb5 -lkrb5 -lk5crypto -lcom_err LDAP_LIBS = -lldap -llber AUTH_LIBS = -lcrypt Compiling from resource | 39 In common, any message from configure that doesn’t commence with the phrases checking or developing is an mistakes. If there has been an mistakes in the course of configuration, extra precise information regarding it may be present in the config. log dossier, that's written to the neighborhood listing by means of the configure script. If the configuration works, you’ll see a checking configure precis message within the output at the display through a certain message and 4 or 5 file-creation messages: checking configure summary... convinced configure: growing . /config. prestige config. prestige: growing include/stamp-h config. prestige: growing Makefile config. prestige: growing script/findsmb config.

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