redhat-config-samba on FC1

Steven Stern subscribed-lists at
Sat Oct 9 16:32:56 UTC 2004

On Sat, 09 Oct 2004 10:47:18 -0500, Michael Sullivan
<michael at> wrote:

>Hi.  I want to use Samba on my server PC (running FC1) so that my
>Windows 98 laptop can share files with my FC1 PCs, but everytime I try
>to run redhat-config-samba on the server PC I get the following

After struggling with rh-c-s, I just edited the darn file by hand. It's pretty
easy once you find an example.  So, to get you started, here's mine.  Also,
using SWAT makes it pretty easy.  Just open a browser and use
http://localhost:901. If SWAT is not installed, use "up2date samba-swat".

$ cat smb.conf
# Samba config file created using SWAT
# from (
# Date: 2004/09/06 10:00:49

# Global parameters
        workgroup = LITTERBOX
        server string = Samba Server
        client NTLMv2 auth = Yes
        client lanman auth = No
        client plaintext auth = No
        log file = /var/log/samba/log.%m
        max log size = 50
        socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_RCVBUF=8192 SO_SNDBUF=8192
        dns proxy = No
        ldap ssl = no
        guest ok = Yes
        hosts allow = 192.168.123.
        comment = All Printers
        path = /var/spool/samba
        printable = Yes
        browseable = No
        comment = Common files
        path = /home/samba/pub
        read only = No
        create mask = 0777
        comment = Steve
        path = /home/sdstern/winshare
        valid users = sdstern
        read only = No
        comment = SDS Backup
        path = /mnt/hdd1/sdstern/backup
        valid users = sdstern
        read only = No
        comment = Marilyn's files
        path = /home/marilyn/winshare
        valid users = marilyn
        read only = No
        comment = Web Server Root
        path = /var/www/html
        valid users = marilyn, sdstern
        read only = No
        create mask = 0776


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