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Implementing Samba 4

By : Marcelo Leal
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Implementing Samba 4

By: Marcelo Leal

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Implementing Samba 4
About the Author
About the Reviewers


In this chapter, we looked at the different SMB versions that Samba 4 supports, an overview of the main features of each one, and what to expect from the next Samba 4 releases. We have discussed the file and print daemons, what has changed from the alpha release to the final Samba 4 stable announcement, and learned about the different types of printer drivers in the Microsoft Windows operating systems.

This chapter also covered the installation of a printer/queue on the Samba host using CUPS, how to share that printer using Samba, and the configuration of the Point and Print feature for the Microsoft Windows machines. We explained how to perform the association of the printer driver to the shared printer, and pointed some reference links for further and specific configurations. Also, in this chapter, we explained how to create a file share and configure the permissions in an easy way using the graphical interface of a Microsoft Windows machine, making use of the fully compatible Active...