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more samba cleanup from DJ

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1<sect2>
2<title>Configuring <application>Samba</application></title>
3
4<para>Because of the various uses for <application>Samba</application>,
5complete configuration is well beyond the scope of the BLFS book.
6In fact, many complete books have been written on this topic alone.
7The included documentation, a popular book published by O'Reilly,
8can be viewed by pointing your web browser to
9<ulink url="file:///usr/share/samba/swat/using_samba/toc.html" />.
10</para>
11
12<para>The built in <acronym>SWAT</acronym> (Samba Web Administration Tool)
13utility can be used for basic configuration, however, before
14using <acronym>SWAT</acronym> you must add an entry to
15<filename>/etc/services</filename> and make changes to your
16<command>inetd</command>/<command>xinetd</command>
17configuration.</para>
18
19<para>Add the swat entry to <filename>/etc/services</filename> with the
20following command: </para>
21
22<screen><userinput><command>echo "swat 901/tcp" &gt;&gt; /etc/services</command></userinput></screen>
23
24<para>If <command>inetd</command> is used, the following command will add the
25swat entry to <filename>/etc/inetd.conf</filename>: </para>
26
27<screen><userinput><command>echo "swat stream tcp nowait.400 root /usr/sbin/swat swat" \
28 &gt;&gt; /etc/inetd.conf</command></userinput></screen>
29
30<para>If <command>xinetd</command> is used, the following command will
31add the swat entry to <filename>/etc/xinetd.conf</filename>: </para>
32
33<screen><userinput><command>cat &gt;&gt; /etc/xinetd.conf &lt;&lt; "EOF"</command>
34service swat
35{
36 port = 901
37 socket_type = stream
38 wait = no
39 only_from = 127.0.0.1
40 user = root
41 server = /usr/sbin/swat
42 log_on_failure += USERID
43}
44<command>EOF</command></userinput></screen>
45
46<para><acronym>SWAT</acronym> can be launched by pointing your web
47browser to <ulink url="http://localhost:901"/>.</para>
48
49<para>For your convenience, boot scripts have been provided for
50<application>Samba</application>. There are two included in the
51<xref linkend="intro-important-bootscripts"/> package. The first,
52<filename>samba</filename>, will start the <command>smbd</command> and
53<command>nmbd</command> daemons needed to provide
54<acronym>SMB</acronym>/<acronym>CIFS</acronym> services. The second
55script, <filename>winbind</filename>, starts the <command>winbindd</command>
56daemon, used for providing Windows domain services to Linux clients.</para>
57
58<para>Install the <filename>samba</filename> script with the following
59command:</para>
60
61<screen><userinput><command>make install-samba</command></userinput></screen>
62
63<para>If you also need the <filename>winbind</filename> script:</para>
64
65<screen><userinput><command>make install-winbind</command></userinput></screen>
66
67</sect2>
68
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