[Chugalug] debian:stupid samba question

Jonathan Calloway jonathancalloway at gmail.com
Thu Apr 11 21:48:04 UTC 2013


This is a little off topic, but not really.

I haven't messed with Samba 4 yet.  Did they make any significant changes to SWAT in SAMBA 4?

<JC>


On Apr 11, 2013, at 6:11 AM, Mike Harrison wrote:

>> You do have to make a choice to install SWAT or to configure smb.conf by hand or using another program, like gadmin-samba. If you go with SWAT, it is fairly easy to set up. But, once you
>> do that, you cannot make changes to smb.conf by hand or you risk losing them when you go into SWAT again. Not a major problem, but something to keep in mind.
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> I've usually used SWAT to get a basic working config quickly. and then edited directly after that. SWAT's enough for basic usage of samba.
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>> I looked a gadmin-samba recently.
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> Thanks, I need to take a look at that. :)
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